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World Mental Health Day
Saturday, October 10, 2020      12 comments

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. I go to therapy. Do you? Have you considered it? Have you shrugged it off? Have you started and stopped? Going to therapy doesn't mean you're crazy. It doesn't mean you're weak; in fact, it's j... Read more
Life Has To Be A Little Nuts Sometimes
Thursday, October 01, 2020      14 comments

Challenging times for me these days. Some of you do not know, I'm going through a divorce that I do not want. As if 2020 didn't upend life as I knew it enough, another rug was pulled out from under me. Therapy, nutritious foods and healthy ... Read more
Monday Do It Attitude
Monday, August 17, 2020      10 comments

I watched Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood with Tom Hanks yesterday. I grew up with Mr Rogers. Good movie. I couldn't find the remote when the move ended and mindlessly watched the credits roll and then saw this little nugget... ht... Read more
Shakin it off
Saturday, July 18, 2020      14 comments

In my last blog, I hit the reset button on my morning schedule. Work from home days were getting to me. I was slipping into lazy habits. So I committed to: Water first thing Coffee while taking a ten-minute flip through the news... no mor... Read more
New Schedule
Monday, June 08, 2020      11 comments

Well, I'm losing count of how may times I have decided to reboot my routine since the world turned upside back in March. If at first you don't succeed try, try again. Abraham Lincoln had a substantial list of challenges before being el... Read more
Friday, June 05, 2020      9 comments

This year. Wow Right? A couple days ago, I was thinking, it's only June, how will things will be at Christmas time? How will we be talking about this year? What changes will take place due to current events? I had a grim attitude at t... Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      8 comments

Just like many of you, I have seen many civil unrests in my life. I'm always saddened but hopeful that some good will come of it. We've made a lot of progress but there is still work to be done. There's a lot of negativity and there is a lot of ... Read more
Tuning Out the Noise
Monday, June 01, 2020      11 comments

I have sunk into watching far too much news coverage since this past weekend. I forced myself out of the house Sunday for a bicycle ride with DH around some pretty nearby paths. It felt good to see trees and ponds and smiling people. ... Read more
I Was On a Break
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      12 comments

I took a few days off from work, the news and all of the commercials about the virus and cancer treatments! I also limited social media time. I needed an attitude adjustment for work. The long, tense days have been getting to me. I just nee... Read more
Change it Up
Saturday, May 16, 2020      11 comments

Quarantine, Shelter in Place, Stay at home, whatever we call it, wow, it sure gets monotonous. I'm thankful I can work from home but boy that room is feeling like it's closing in on me and don't even get me started on the traffic jam at the... Read more
An Exercise in Reframing
Sunday, April 26, 2020      10 comments

Today's challenge on the One Day Challenge team is to practice reframing your thoughts. I found a great Spark article on this topic.
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Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020      16 comments

When life gets ya down, it's good practice to think of something positive. I have been reminding myself of this many many times over the last few weeks since there's a lot to be grumpy about. A few months back, Spark member @Besshaile wrote... Read more
April Distance
Sunday, April 05, 2020      9 comments

April distance brings May existence is the motto of the day huh? Another month of a stay-at-home order. I've always enjoyed hanging around the house but I don't think I've had social distance forced on me since I was maybe 14 and I was gro... Read more
Monday, March 23, 2020      12 comments

Wow, weird times huh?! I am a worry wort by nature but I wasn't too concerned about all this at first. I was fine with staying away from people, I am able to work from home so it was all good. Then the schools shut down. Then bars and... Read more
Yoga Reminder
Monday, February 24, 2020      12 comments

Every once in a while, I must remind myself what works for me, what makes me feel good. One of those reminders is my yoga practice. Sometimes when I'm stressed, I get through my responsibilities and daily tasks, then melt on the couch. I ge... Read more

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