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Feelings. Nothing more than feelings. . .
Monday, November 24, 2008      5 comments

What is motivating me this fine Motivation Monday is the peace that comes from being fully in the moment. The trick is to keep myself free of distractions. No easy task. I am thankful to have been infused with an awareness that even the seemi... Read more
Failure is not an option!
Thursday, November 20, 2008      7 comments

I was cleaning out a drawer on Talking Tuesday and I found an item that "talked" to me. When my young nephews came to visit last spring, we had an outing to NASA space center (H... Read more
Wednesday List o' Positives
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      6 comments

I woke up early and decided to stay up. I cleaned up and spruced up. I did assorted household tasks with glee. I cleaned off my desk and wrote 3 notes and sent out 3 birthday cards. I noticed that I was whining a bit this aft... Read more
Guard your JOY!
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      5 comments

A good friend of mine and I were catching up the other day and I told her about how choosing to be positive was making a wonderful difference in my life. She is a very devout C... Read more
Motivation Monday catch up
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      4 comments

It is important for me to list yesterday's positives because I woke up this morning thinking negatively about the day. I can't have that. Negativity creeps in from time to time and to combat that, I just need to focus on the positive. As Elis... Read more
Busy Serenity
Sunday, November 16, 2008      6 comments

There's a new idea for me. Usually when I think of serenity, I visualize peace and quiet. Tranquility. But the most wonderful discovery I have made is that you can have the most delightful serenity in the midst of tremendous hub bub! Serenity... Read more
Balancing the "feel goods" with the "do goods"
Friday, November 14, 2008      9 comments

This blog was written under the assumption (making an @$$ out of U and ME) that the "reader" is familiar with the story of Martha and Mary in the Christian New Testament. Sorry for the assumption. I will give a quick synopsis. There are these... Read more
Life Lessons from the Biggest Loser
Wednesday, November 12, 2008      7 comments

Thank you Vicky for the wonderful exercise! My husband and I sat watching the Biggest Loser last night and the two of us were getting all worked up about the mean and nas... Read more
The quick list.
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      2 comments

Positives for November 11 Good Nutrition. Lots of fruits and veggies. Swimming in the 68 degree pool. (Let's you know you are alive.) Time spent with family and friends sharing love and gratitude. Clean laundry. And ni... Read more
Pragmatic Pollyanna
Monday, November 10, 2008      7 comments

pragmatic - relating to matters of fact or practical affairs often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters : practical as opposed to idealist Pollyanna - a ... Read more
Imagination!
Sunday, November 09, 2008      7 comments

Imagination is more important that knowledge. Knowledge has it's limitations but imagination knows no bounds! - Albert Einstein Imagine your Healthy life! What does it... Read more
Another gift!
Saturday, November 08, 2008      4 comments

Each day that is experienced with a positive attitude is indeed a gift. When life is free of strife and the bumps in the road are few, the joy is easy and the healthy food and exercise comes naturally. Have you experienced those "easy" times?... Read more
Finding the POSITIVES in the sardine can.
Friday, November 07, 2008      7 comments

Stretching comes in more forms than just physical exercise! Yesterday I called and talked to my father. I am so fortunate to have both of my parents on this earth. Mom is 78 and Dad is 82. My father eats a can of sardines for lunch almost ev... Read more
The charmed life!
Thursday, November 06, 2008      9 comments

I have had such a fun day! I started out with meditations this morning. This morning I looked for wisdom in the Tao Te Ching The Wise are guided by their belly rather than their eyes.* -Lao Tzu *Refers to fulfilling your physica... Read more
What are you willing to part with?
Wednesday, November 05, 2008      7 comments

This morning my meditation was in the gospel of Luke: Jesus talking to his would be disciples and telling them that they would have to "hate" their mother and father, husband or wife, son or daughter and even their own life, pick up their cross... Read more

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