Know When to Take Action

Know when to take action Your colleague is late and it’s affecting you. Your spouse says that certain word that gets your back up. Your kid left something at the top of the stairs instead of bringing it downstairs. You caved and had the extra slice of pizza even though … Continue reading Know When to Take Action

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Smile on the Inside

Meet Sean, the shoelace guy. I meet him last week. Sean, a nice, young, corporate guy dressed in the tidy requisite suit caught my attention. Not because of his smiling face but because of his shoelaces. Yep, his perfectly polished brown dress shoes were adorned with lime green shoelaces. Hmmm, … Continue reading Smile on the Inside

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I Love Me More Than Sugar

They say when you are ready the teacher will appear and so he did. About three weeks into my self-imposed 50 day sugar-free retreat, I was connected with Barry Friedman, author of I Love Me More Than Sugar. His enthusiam for being sugar free is (almost) contagious! Almost 4 years into ‘the … Continue reading I Love Me More Than Sugar

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Helping People & Yourself

Help people, and yourself, feel included. Have you ever walked into a room and not known anyone? It’s kind of a yucky feeling looking around for someone to talk to when you see every one else is already in little groups conversing. Next time you spy someone walk into a … Continue reading Helping People & Yourself

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Out of Order

I passed by a drink machine the other day and the sign said Out of Order. Oh man, that sign resonated with me at that moment. I had felt out of order for the last few days.It was the weekend and we expect them all to be good, ’cause – … Continue reading Out of Order

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Patience Grasshopper …

Be patient.  If you are have been starting to eat healthier or exercise or work on a new project, you may get frustrated because you aren’t seeing changes or feeling as different as quickly as you had hoped. Be patient. Change takes time. Be patient. Positive change is worth waiting … Continue reading Patience Grasshopper …

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Things that Matter

Want to do something that matters? Donate something this week. Call Big Brother’s or The Diabetes Collection Crew or whatever charity in your town does donation pick up and arrange a date for them to stop by. Then: Dig around in the closet and fill up a box with things … Continue reading Things that Matter

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Making Mealtimes Rock!

Don’t underestimate the family meals. So many families, with the rush of scheduling, are not getting the full bang for their buck at mealtime. Eating together is about more than just eating together. Here are a few things that you can implement this week to make family mealtimes more meaningful … Continue reading Making Mealtimes Rock!

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