Category Archives: Gratitude

Mother’s Day Blessings

I realize Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday but this one is extra special for my family. My husband and I are blessed to welcome three new grandchildren this year! In addition to my amazing grandson, Carter, who is 3, … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Is Your Mindset Sabotaging You

I know you are aware of the mind-body connection. But did you realize it could be hijacking your weight loss efforts? There are two in particular I would like to focus on: gratitude and forgiveness. I shared in a prior … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and if you are breathing, can see this post and read it I would venture to say you have reason to be thankful! That’s the way I look at it anyway. I am very thankful you … Continue reading

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Health: As You Think, So Are You

Danger, worry, anxiety and stress activates the “fight or flight” mechanism of the sympathetic nervous system. In fact, we’ve all experienced it numerous times in our lives. It doesn’t even have to be actual physical danger. If you’ve ever had … Continue reading

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Wishes for a Blessed New Year

We will be flipping the calendar page tomorrow and beginning a brand new year! I want to be among the first to wish you a truly blessed, healthy and joyful 2019. I hope you will continue meeting me here each … Continue reading

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Christmas Blessings

  I want to wish you and your family a truly blessed and wonderful Christmas and say that I appreciate and every person who takes the time to read what I have to share here every Monday. Without you, I … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

As we prepare here in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who takes time out of their busy lives to read what I have to share. I truly appreciate it … Continue reading

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Healthy Holidays: My 7 Best Tips for a Healthy Holiday (and Minimal Weight Gain!)

I’ve been reading articles and posts about how to transform traditional holiday goodies into more healthy fare. You know making them gluten free, or low fat or whatever your idea of “healthier” is.  My thoughts on the holidays are a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks!

I’m not sure what sort of year you’ve had so far. While last year was challenging for me and my family with my recovery from an unexpected illness, surgery and the sudden death of my dad, 2016 has been very … Continue reading

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Health and Well-Being: More Effective than Any Drug

“If [thankfulness] were a drug, it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system.” Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Well that’s saying a mouthful! So just being … Continue reading

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