Stress: Don’t Let it Steal our Moments

It sneaks up, grabs hold and suddenly we can’t recall the simplest things. We lash out at others, cry for no reason, or just feel overwhelmed wondering, “what’s wrong with me?” We blame many things when often it’s not just one but a crescendo of little things that finally scream in our reactions. Cumulatively and … Read more

Don’t Hit the Snooze Button

We all do it. Hit the snooze button at least once instead of rising with our alarm. It’s a mechanism many of us use to grab just a few more moments of sleep. While we may drift off for a few seconds, more often we lie in a semi-conscious fog, simply not wanting to get … Read more

Super Habits

Did you watch the Super Bowl? I am always impressed with the athleticism of some of the players. Their agility, strength, and speed inspire. But it doesn’t just happen. Years of practice, repetition and habits lead to the athleticism culminating in Super Bowl moments. Super habits contributed to super moments. Becoming more physically fit is … Read more

Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

In honor of National Family Caregivers month wrapping up this week, I’m revisiting portions of a post I originally published here a few years ago. I’ve learned even more since then and have included those additional insights. Family care giving is close to my heart as it’s been one of my roles a number of … Read more

Go Exploring!

Spraining my ankle last month has impacted me more than just physically. Not being able to exercise as I normally would has brought changes including not always feeling as mentally sharp, motivated or energized. With my activity curtailed, I also miss seeing the seasonal changes nature paints in September as I walk. It’s time to … Read more

A #SummerToRemember Indeed!

Winds are shifting, leaves are beginning to fall and school bells are ringing. These telltale end of summer signs may make us feel sad about the end of one season and the beginning of another. But if you’ve participated in our #SummerToRemember series, it’s my hope you have plenty of memories to draw upon as … Read more