Life balance is a quest for all of us. How do you find balance in your life when you are juggling so many things? If you do too much of one thing and too little of another are you going to feel out of whack? Perhaps not-because everything overlaps to some degree. Achieving balance in life is a lifelong process.
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I started my SEE BE DO adventure several years ago, first with the simple idea of SEEBEDO or see it , be it, do it. As part of the project I created an ongoing list of sees and bes and dos as guidelines for how to live a better life. The list could probably go on and on but I
I love finding out that some of my favorite foods are actually super foods – who doesn’t like a handful of nuts or a bowl of guacamole made with fresh avocados? Blueberries are fantastic and apples are good with salt, with peanut butter, or just plain fresh off the tree. Pomegranates are exotic and turn your lips and fingers red
Choices – we must all make countless choices each day from the time we get out of bed to the food we eat to what we will do with our lives. Making choices is not so difficult with the basics. You know what you like to eat and do on a daily basis – easy. Or is it? Personally, I
I happened to be logging in to a site and the captcha was “unold” – not a word, right? But it made me laugh, I got to thinking about ways to “unold” myself. I am not even going to research this one as I have plenty of ideas about how to feel younger, look younger, and essentially, not get caught
Even a video can provide a relaxing break. Sometimes a short break is all you need. Here are six recommendations to help you relax.
I am of mixed minds about social media. I love it – I depend on it – I communicate through it. I hate it when it takes people away from me but love it when it brings people closer. I hate it when someone is more engrossed in their phone than the people in the room. I got hooked on
Words have power – what you say, how you say it, makes a difference. Words can heal or hurt, they can inspire or discourage. Using the right words is an art. Think of words that have motivated you, things people have said that have spurred you to action or brought goosebumps to your arms.
Often we think of solitude in conjunction with loneliness and sometimes it is true. Too much time alone can indeed lead to a feeling of loneliness. But there is beauty in solitude, being alone can be beautiful. You can enjoy your solitude. Time alone can give you time to refresh and recharge your body and brain. A long bath, time
Neuroscientist Sara Lazar’s brain scans show that yoga and meditation actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress. In the documentary, The Connection, Sara Lazar reports the following findings: We found differences in brain volume after eight weeks in five different regions in the brains of
Bad habits can be hard to break simply because they are what they are – habits. I want to break all my bad habits so did some research and found a sure way to break bad habits fast. Using these steps to stop bad habits, I quit smoking in just two weeks. These steps to stop bad habits actually work.
Friendship is one of the treasures in life. We all need friends. We need someone we can talk to, share things with, go places with, cry and laugh with. We all need a best friend, a circle of friends, we are all “people who need people” as the song says. Some of us are blessed with a lot of friends
I struggle quite often with how to solve certain problems. Problem solving for me is not easy, I tend to run around in my head and generally spend way too much time trying to solve even the simplest of problems. Knowing that problem solving was taking up way too much time, I decided to implement a new problem solving strategy
I have started using mini-breaks on a daily basis to avoid burn-out. The idea of mini-breaks is not new, but I have a tendency to get caught up in writing or working on projects, so much so that sometimes I go for hours without leaving my computer. You know the feeling, you are on deadline, you have a project that
Songs can touch your heart in many ways. They can make you happy or sad. They can energize you or calm you. We all have special love songs that we share with those we love today and those we have loved. Music talks to us, the lyrics and melody can express for us feelings that perhaps we cannot express as