It’s true. Shopping can trigger weight loss. At least that’s what happened to me last week, not immediate weight loss, mind you, but an immediate front-and-center realization that I needed to pay attention to my growing front and center, aka stomach. Now before I tell you what happened while shopping, I’d like to preface this … Continue reading Shopping Can Trigger Weight Loss
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October Contemplation: Self-care is Not SelfishMonthly Post #2: "Dramedy Adds to Self-care Month" I watched a great dramedy this past week. These movies are my favorite, the ones that capture life’s bitter truth, but generously sprinkle it with humor. This was the second time I watched this movie, but when weekend plans fell through, I … Continue reading Dramedy Adds to Self-care Month
September Contemplation: Well, Hello FallMonthly Post #4: Transitioning into Falling Up Finally, it’s fall. Floridians know why I say finally. Even though we don’t get changing colors and cooler weather in September, fall marks a transition into eventual cooler weather and a nearing end to hurricane season. We know it’s fall only by the calendar date … Continue reading Transitioning into Falling Up
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Colorful fall leaves.
A sweet interview with a local beekeeper.
Looking Forward to September.
August Contemplation: Effective Communication—writing and speakingMonthly Post #4 Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. —Martin Luther King Jr. In the early 90s I lived in Dallas. It was here, in The Big D, that my boss highly recommended I join Toastmasters International, a public speaking organization that empowers through … Continue reading Toastmasters Empowers Through Communication
photo by Gabriela Arp August Contemplation: Effective Communication—writing and speakingAugust Post #3 I’m re-reading a book, a book I think our government should pay every citizen to read—friends, spouses, students; parents, bosses, teachers; co-workers, co-volunteers; and most especially politicians. This book, in my opinion, should not only be implemented into our healthcare plans, but be put … Continue reading Self-awareness Fosters Healthier Dialogue