Category Archives: Mindful Eating

2014 resolution to be more mindful with food

Breathing 15 Minutes At A Time

Breathing is an unconscious act.  You do it by instinct because your body needs air for survival.  Our bodies have their own “knowing” and take in oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide without our conscious brain having any involvement … Continue reading

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The Barrier Lesson

As part of my job, I help with company events and a Blues Band event in the company parking lot this fall was on the calendar.  A couple of my coworkers are incredibly talented musicians and wanted to entertain clients … Continue reading

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Absence of Mind

Wow, what a summer!  What began with some semblance of structure and is now closing with its usual muggy, moisture laden chaos that has me begging for school to begin again. I had well envisioned plans for this summer.  It … Continue reading

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Smoke Signals

When I was in junior high our school mascot was a warrior.  Ironically, my children go to a different middle school and their mascot is also a warrior.  A warrior has a significant meaning in our native culture and is … Continue reading

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Shattered

Sunday morning I woke up optimistic with a full plate of fun things to do. The night before we just had a great party with family celebrating my 2nd grader’s first communion and my 8th grader’s confirmation, so Sunday was … Continue reading

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Contrast

I had a nice 5 day weekend and spent most of it with Strep.  Yuck.  However, in an effort to be more mindful, I’m taking some well learned lessons from the contrast of sunny weather that makes you want to … Continue reading

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Lessons From a Comedienne

Ok, back to mindful eating.  It seems like I’ve gotten a little off track with my theme for the year.  Honestly, I have probably gotten off track with it in life as well. I recently read a trending online article … Continue reading

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What Is Truth?

I took a few days off from blogging and I haven’t posted something since the Easter holiday so I want to be sure to wish everyone a Happy Easter! This is my favorite time of the year.  I love the … Continue reading

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Three Different Signs of Hope

At the start of lent I decided to try a little Paperwhite Narcissus project.  I planted bulbs in three different containers hoping to recreate the idea of having something that was dead come back to life.  I wanted to see … Continue reading

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The Need for Teeth

I had five children within eight years.  If you do the math, I was pregnant for almost 50% of my late 20s and early 30s.  The idea of going to a dentist appointment under the nausea and discomfort of a … Continue reading

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