How to reduce your stress in just 10 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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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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Pre-holiday stress?

Is stress part of your life?  We think it’s normal to have some daily stress. Add in the Christmas season and the lists of all the tasks to be done and it’s the perfect recipe for more stress. For the next 6 weeks I am going to share how I am coping with stress! A […]

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Looking for a yummy healthy treat?

How about Apple Nachos?  I got some tech help and that means I have some good pictures! It looks too good to be healthy! But it is! Ingredients 1 medium apple nut butter maple syrup Topping suggestions-sunflower seeds, chopped nuts, coconut Method Cut the apple into slices and place in a circle on a medium […]

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How to beat the Halloween munchie monster!

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 calories. That’s the same as eating a double quarter pounder with cheese! WOW! Not good! But […]

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Technology love or hate?

I had a fun blog post ready. It’s a recipe for Nacho apples. With good pictures! But my new phone and my computer are not communicating! Sometimes I love technology and sometimes I hate it! You guess which this time is, teehee. I tried all sorts of things that my limited skills allow. Needless to […]

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Time-perspective, priorities, people!

Is life overwhelming? Feeling like life is hard? I’m still adjusting to the new normal with the recent loss of a well-loved friend. My friend’s health deteriorated quickly and within 21 days she passed. This kind of shocking loss puts life into perspective. Priorities change. Irritations lose their power. Stuff loses its appeal. Careers lose […]

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I blew it! I veered off the path of health and well-being!

It’s time for this blogger to ‘fess up! Over this last week I didn’t eat well at all! It was a hard week emotionally. I said my final goodbye to my best friend. I attended the visitation, funeral and graveside service. Then I had the stress of packing and preparing for a big trip that […]

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How do we cope when God says, “no”?

What do we do when God says no? How do we cope? Maybe you didn’t get the job, or the pregnancy test was negative again. Perhaps the house deal fell through or the doctor’s report was not good? We all have hard times when God’s answer is no. God said no to my prayers. My […]

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Can I trust God when life is hard?

Is life rough right now? Are you being asked to do really hard things? Or maybe you are watching someone you love go through tough times? Last week I told you about my good friend who is gravely ill. She is still in ICU. She has made progress in some areas and a few steps […]

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Don’t take your health for granted!

Do you take your good health for granted? I sure did. But this week I was forced to stop and watch as my best friends’ health deteriorated. She went to the hospital for assistance with an ongoing heart issue. But it wasn’t that simple. Within a few days they found serious health issues. She ended […]

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September a mix of what has been and what is to come!

“September is a sort of hilltop in the year. From its crest you can look back on the lush green valleys of spring and summer. In the other direction lie the long colourful slopes of autumn. At the horizon is the the white loveliness of winter. In itself September is a mixture of what has […]

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