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Are You a Zombie?

The second month of 2013 is almost gone. So how’s the year starting off for you? Did you have hopes that something would be different? That this would be the year? If the status quo hasn’t changed and it’s the same old story, maybe you’re a zombie. Who Are Zombies? Zombies are all the rage… Continue Reading

Ready For Change? Part 2

After writing yesterday’s post, I signed into one of my wellness classes to find that the lesson was about recognizing the stages of behavioral change. Since this is a wellness class, the focus is on helping people change behavior in order to improve their health. This change could be eliminating a bad habit like smoking,… Continue Reading

Live By Faith

Last night I was talking with a friend who will be out of state for a few months.  I asked him what he plans to do when he gets back – will he return to his job? He looked at me and said, “Live by faith, not by sight.” Those words echoed in my mind… Continue Reading

Where’s the Chocolate?

The other day I was having afternoon tea (now doesn’t that sound all refined and proper?) and I had the urge for some dark chocolate to go with it. I didn’t think I had any, but I searched the cupboards anyway. Maybe, just maybe there would be a forgotten chocolate square wadded up in foil hiding… Continue Reading

What’s Your Life Philosophy?

In one of my health and wellness classes, the assignment for this week is to formulate our own personal wellness philosophy. I both like and dislike these types of assignments. I dislike it because the answer isn’t in the text book – it’s not cut and dry.  Those are the easy assignments. I like it… Continue Reading

Like and Share If…

If you’re on facebook you’ve seen the ‘Like and Share ifs’… Like and Share if you love your daughter. Like and Share if you want to save cute, furry animals. Like and Share if you care anything-about-this-worthy-cause-because-if-you-don’t-you’re-a-schmuck. And then there’s the big one… Like and Share if you love  Jesus. Oooo…gotta pause on that one… Continue Reading

Communication Craziness

Isn’t communication crazy at times? You say one thing, but the other person hears something else. Sometimes miscommunication can arise from hearing a word the wrong way. When I was a kid I was telling my friends about getting pig feed in my face and hair because a gust of wind blew it up out… Continue Reading