Technology it’s a love or a hate relatioNship

Well my dear readers you know how much I love connecting with you, right? I love how technology lets me show up and encourage you. But my laptop is not helping me these days😔 My computer is going to see the ‘Tech Doctor’ tomorrow for diagnostic testing. Hoping she will return to health real soon. […]

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Savour and Appreciate a good friend

Do you have a good friend? A friend that understands and gets you? We need connection. We woke up to a beautiful sunrise at our little Lake House this morning. Even though we had to leave, it was great to start the day with such beauty.  That beauty needed to be savoured and appreciated. Don […]

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Wrinkles and vitality are a great combination

It’s official.  I’m an older woman.  You know it’s one of those life stages that kind of sneaks up on you.  But I guess I have a few things that qualify me as an older woman.  I have lots of smile lines on my face and around my eyes.  I visit my hairdresser regularly for […]

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Take this little step to help lose those pandemic pounds

What mystery activity can reduce your stress and increase your metabolism? It can lower your blood pressure and improve your mood and help you lose weight too! It only takes 10 minutes and it’s easy. It’s exercise! Those pandemic pounds just crept on so easily. It doesn’t seem fair that the pounds went on so […]

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What do you do to get restored?

Do you have some vacation time booked?  I hope so!  Vacation is a great time to renew your body, mind and spirit!   We just had a week.  We spent some time at our little Lake House which is on an island.  As soon as we cross this bridge we feel our stress level gets […]

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As you fight the pandemic pounds are you including this vital nutrient?

You may be surprised about the many benefits this nutrient has on your health and well being. Including this nutrient is step number 2 in our little steps to health.  Remember we are working on little changes – little steps that become habits, which become our lifestyle.    Step number 1 was to switch to […]

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beat those pandemic pounds with this sneaky trick!

Did those pesky pandemic pounds make your jeans shrink too?  Oh how I wish I didn’t like food so much.     It’s tempting to start a diet.  But diets don’t work for very long.  We can’t live a life of deprivation.  There’s something inside of me that wants whatever food I’m not ‘supposed’ eat.  Can […]

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Pandemic pounds? Don’t listen to nasty self-talk!

Are you struggling with some pandemic pounds?  Most of us are. Rest assured my friend there will no silly memes here and there will be no judging, only support and encouragement.  We’re in this together. We’ve never been through a worldwide pandemic before.  Our lives have all changed in so many ways.   Even as […]

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A mixture of apprehension and excitement as the pandemic restrictions ease

Do you have a mixture of excitement and apprehension about how we will do life moving forward?  I do!  Now that the pandemic restrictions are loosening here in Ontario, Canada we can add people to our social circles, go shopping and go on other outings too. But I am finding that this whole pandemic scene […]

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5 tips on contentment during the pandemic

During this pandemic I find contentment fleeting and elusive.   The physical distancing and not meeting with family and friends is feeling really long now.  When will our world get back to normal? I keep thinking that with the next phase of the reopening I will be content.  But I’m realizing that contentment is a […]

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Find out that today matters more than you ever thought!

Do you fall into the comparison trap?  I do!  Social media is full of pictures and stories of people who are doing great things, with happy perfect families.  It’s easy to feel insignificant and so very average.  But you know what?  Us average people make up most of the world. Today is a pretty average […]

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Which blog posts are our favourites?

What blog posts are worth reading?  Do you like answers to questions, with good research and information?   Or maybe you want to be encouraged and inspired?  Perhaps you like insight into someone with similar health struggles?  Maybe you are looking for a diet free approach to health?  Little steps to health has a little […]

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