Tag Archives: mindful

Accidental Lent

So, it’s Friday and this morning I went to the health club and worked up a tremendous appetite.  I came home and made myself a nice omelet and only after I plated it and sat poised with my fork above … Continue reading

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Body Scan

Sometimes you just know you are “off”.  There’s something not settling quite right, your thoughts float to negative more than they should and maybe even physically things are just a little achy or tired.  I am a firm believer in … 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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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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Do You Haiku?

I love words, poems, definitions and all things literal.  Everyone once in a while I will communicate with a group of friends by writing haiku.  Most of the time, it is silly, tongue-in-cheek phrases that just make us laugh.  Have … Continue reading

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Stressed Out?

This quest for being more focused on the food I am eating is bolstering my courage and allowing me to be open to the idea of trying new foods.  Right now, as I write, I am drinking a funky tea … Continue reading

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Lavish and Unrestrained Conditions

Last year, my husband’s company had a contest designed to get everyone motivated and improve their production.  The employees that reached a certain goal won a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Mexico.  My husband reached his goal!  But unfortunately … Continue reading

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Resolving To Be Mindful

Last year my resolution for 2013 was to be more optimistic.  While I felt I wasn’t a particularly negative person, the goal for me was to be more reflective and effective at being optimistic.  Now that the next year has … Continue reading

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