Category Archives: Self-Improvement

Your Health Goals: Are They Bigger Than They Need To Be?

Do you ever feel like you make huge commitments in your health journey that you can’t keep? I know I do. But what if we stopped making grandiose, unachievable goals that we’ll inevitably fail at, and made smaller goals that … Continue reading

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Three Minutes to Mindfulness

“I can tell you’ve been meditating,” my husband said to me. “You’ve been a lot more mindful recently.” My first reaction was a guilty twinge. I’d been intending to meditate.  I’d even cajoled myself into a couple of three-minute sessions, … Continue reading

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How One Small Step Really Can Change Your Life

Back in January 2011, when I started this blog, I explained what I was trying to do: discover small, easy changes I could make that would significantly improve the quality of my life. But I didn’t talk about why I … Continue reading

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Read Your Way to a Better Life

If you’re like me, there’s at least one non-fiction book on your shelves that you’ve been meaning to read. A self-help book. An inspiring memoir borrowed from a friend. A book on the craft of writing or a how-to book … Continue reading

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Tips for Forming New Habits

How was your Week 2? Where did you soar? Where did you stumble? Mine was a little bit harder than I’d expected it to be, due to a minor altercation between a virus and my immune system. 🙂 I managed … Continue reading

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Here we go!

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. –Mark Twain There are my Week 1 baby steps: Psychological: Every morning when I look at my to do list, ask myself out loud, “What happens if I don’t do each of … Continue reading

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