It’s too easy to stress out over things that happen during the course of a week. This Monday, I would like to suggest finding simple ways to find joy during our busy days. This feature photo was taken while I was observing a bee buzzing around our property. You can see it in the lower … Continue reading Motivation Monday: Simple Joy
Motivation Monday: Hope
During the pandemic, I made this embroidered ‘Hope’ image you see above. It was my own form of self therapy (along with lots of prayers) to remain hopeful that this dark time will pass. And it has! I wish I could turn back time to tell myself things will get better, but it will take … Continue reading Motivation Monday: Hope
Motivation Monday: Go at Your Own Pace
Let’s begin the week with a little positive motivation. I hope to do this every week, but we’ll see how it goes. 😉This week is dedicated to going at our own pace. Whether it’s work, home life, or having fun, it’s tempting to compare our accomplishments to others. But what good does that do? Life … Continue reading Motivation Monday: Go at Your Own Pace
Self-Care Sunday: Your Health is Everything
This is a friendly reminder from someone who just turned 57, that health is not something to take for granted. We spent the last weekend moving out my mother’s furniture in order to get the house ready for the new owner. And we are still feeling the consequences of it this weekend! Each day is … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: Your Health is Everything
Alright Vegetarians, I’ll Try It!
Since I began pursuing becoming a health coach, my Instagram feed began filling up with all of these vegetarians demonizing meat and milk products as killer foods. It seems their solution is to stock up on food I don’t normally buy, like nutritional yeast and white miso paste so I can make a palatable vegetarian … Continue reading Alright Vegetarians, I’ll Try It!
Self-Care Sunday: Crushing the New Year!
It was very bad luck that I got sick for BOTH Thanksgiving and Christmas!! I’m coughing and sneezing as I’m writing this, but doing much better! So how does one pass the time when they have to stay home and away from loved ones so they don't get sick? (BTW, it’s a cold, not COVID!) … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: Crushing the New Year!
2022 was not what I expected. Oh, the year’s never do go according to plan. But this one for me had more drama than 2020! The year began with me working part-time at my church while attending school to pursue a career as a health coach. It was a pivot I made after a year … Continue reading Goodbye 2022!
Self-Care Sunday: Joy to the World
For this Self-Care Sunday on Christmas Day, I thought it would be a good time to talk about joy. After all, churches and radio stations all over the world will be playing the famous Christmas carol, ‘Joy to the World’. But what is joy? And what is it not? I’ve heard many preachers say that … Continue reading Self-Care Sunday: Joy to the World
Self-Care Sunday: Love and Light
As Hanukkah begins, I want to wish all of my Jewish friends and family a beautiful celebration of love for each other. Let your light shine bright! Shalom ❤️ Photo by Rodnae Productions at Pexels.
Telling Mom to Move Out of Her Home
How do I tell my mother she can’t live in her home anymore? A home she’s lived in for over 20 years. A home she imagined living in until the day she passed. It was a very difficult discussion. But after she fell 3 times in 6 months, with two of those times requiring an … Continue reading Telling Mom to Move Out of Her Home