Forward Steps

Today I've been thinking about how I can nurture my relationship to self. This is something I've been working on for several years. Here is what I am going to focus on this week: Be Kind to Myself Taking care of my body, treating myself to a massage, exercising regularly (tough one for me) and… Continue reading

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Good Eats and Best Qualities

Today marks one week back in the intermittent fasting routine. I feel pretty successful. The only change I made this time around is that I added 2 cups of bone broth to my daily intake. It has really helped me when my body wants to come to a crashing halt at the end of the… Continue reading Good Eats and Best Qualities

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Note to Self

Dear self, Change is hard... even when it's a repeat of "changes" in the past. With that in mind, I have a few reminders for you. Express gratitude everyday... even for the hard things. An attitude of gratitude brings the blessings of heaven to your heart and to your mind. Changing the outside isn't the… Continue reading Note to Self

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What motivates you?

Honestly, I am tired and struggling to find the motivation to write this blog post. However, I committed this morning to be better today at motivating and inspiring myself to improve... so I am soldering on. Motivation is what drives a person to make things happen. I find that make goal that are achievable, make… Continue reading What motivates you?

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How many Times do You Need to Start Over?

I sit here today contemplating starting over.... again. Something about New Year's Day bring on this guilt trip of resolution un-reached and the pressure to publicly announce resolutions for a new year. New Year’s Day is the most obvious landmark in our lives seemingly designed to start goals, but birthdays, the start of spring, the… Continue reading How many Times do You Need to Start Over?

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An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 186

I have missed a few days. oops. Today I am grateful that my migraine is not as intense today. I am also grateful that my students were understanding yesterday and were willing to reschedule. Today I am grateful that the big fire by McKay's house doesn't look like it's headed in her direction. Today I… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 186

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An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 185

Today I am grateful for some slow time. Today I read 2 chapters in my assigned book for my Intro to CTE college class, tools a test, taught some lessons, and made a bear. It was a good slow day. Today I am grateful John made a yummy cucumber chicken dish for dinner. I am… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 185

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An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 184

Today I am grateful I had time to breathe and to pamper myself by getting my nails done. Today I am grateful that I was able to start Lillian's giant bear. Today I am grateful that I could lay low since the heat index is getting warmer and warmer. Today I am grateful John was… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude Experiment 2.0 Day 184