Proven tips on how to be optimistic

Can we have a positive state of mind in all this chaos? It seems like there is so much bad news.  The worldwide pandemic and all the political unrest in the United States are all over the news and social media.  Here in Ontario, Canada the number of cases of Covid 19 is rising and […]

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Reduce stress is ten Minutes!

Feeling stressed?  Can you carve out 10 minutes in your demanding day?  Just 10 minutes of your crazy life that will reduce your stress, increase your metabolism, lower your blood pressure and improve your mood. Are you surprised that –  “Exercise in almost any form can act as a stress reliever. Being active can boost […]

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Busy is not better!

Ever felt overwhelmed with all the things you should do?  Are you tempted to fill up your days and nights with many tasks?  That is what happens to me.  I wonder if I feel valued when I am really busy?  Here’s some of the things I saw and thought about doing this week!    Take […]

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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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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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Priority change!

This mystery activity affects nearly every tissue in our bodies. It helps us cope with stress and gives us energy.  It prevents sickness, lowers our blood pressure, affects our appetite and helps us think clearly.  It even helps our hearts stay healthy. Its restorative powers are amazing.  Wow!  Do you want that for your body?  […]

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My best tip to eat less!

I know a little secret that fools my brain and helps me eat less everyday! A little trick I use at every meal. This little trick helped me lose weight and keep it off for over 9.5 years! It’s a secret that I can’t keep to myself, I have to share with you! In fact, […]

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Keep the joy and say goodbye to stress this Christmas!

The pursuit of perfection has to go!  Be real this Christmas. It’s so easy to get caught up in decorating the tree with the latest colours, baking Pinterest perfect cookies and shopping for hours for the best gifts. I really do love Christmas but instead of feeling joyful I often feel grumpy and tired.   […]

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3 Tips to deal with stress!

Are you stressed or anxious?  There are big stressful events in our lives that we have little control over.  But some stress we bring upon ourselves.  These little stressors of everyday life are under our control.  I’m on a quest to learn how to identify my stressors, reduce my stress or handle it better. I […]

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Life with Dixie

Hey Friends I was given the opportunity to do a guest post on a friends’ site. Here’s the link for an inside scoop on my life and loves! Inspiring women- life with Dixie

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Sneak in some exercise-10 tips

Exercise seems hard to add to our already crazy lives.  But when we add incidental exercise into our day it makes a difference. Incidental exercise is the exercise we get during daily activities. Activities like taking the stairs, walking the dog and doing housework. Every little change we make to be more active helps us […]

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My 7 best tips for energy and restoration!

Is your life crazy busy? I love spring. It’s my favorite time of year. The snow is finally gone. The weather is beautiful and I feel so energized. But spring is also a really busy time of year. Church programs are winding down with special evenings. There are graduations, weddings, and anniversaries to celebrate. For […]

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