Tag Archives | Wellness

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What Could Go Right?

I wrote this post in June of 2015, but am republishing it a year later because I have an important update, which changes the story a little– and I added a video I think you’ll enjoy.  If you have already read it, please scroll to the bottom of the post. And if this is the […]

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Body-Positive Resolutions

15 Body-Loving Resolutions for the New Year

I wanted to share a post here that I wrote for my bodywork clients. I think it applies to all of us, and hope you will find it encouraging. We all want the best of ourselves. We want to do our best, look our best, perform our best. So it’s natural to make goals that […]

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How to Overcome an Emotional Block

Today I want to share with you one of the most valuable things I have learned in the last few years: How to overcome an emotional block. First, a personal story: My husband and I usually email each other every morning on workdays, just saying hello, checking in on how things are going, and discussing […]

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Let’s Talk About Food Attitudes

Can we talk for minute about food attitudes? There is a quote that is widely circulated on many pages I follow which says, “Every bite you take is either feeding disease or fighting it.” And it makes me a little crazy every time I see it.  Since when did eating become a series of moral […]

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5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain for Happiness

Have you ever known someone who just couldn’t see the good in any situation?  Who was seemingly paralyzed when it came to seeing or finding possibilities in life?  It’s frustrating. This mentality feels impossible to work with.  And I know we all experience some of that ourselves, at one time or another.  But what if […]

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The Joy of Making Mistakes

Hi there!  I am taking the week “off” from writing here, for the sake of getting some things sorted out at home.  I have some projects and recipes I am looking forward to sharing with you– but this post on the joy of making mistakes just can’t wait.  Right now I am re-reading a book […]

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Three Daily Habits for a Stronger Body

This month I have been focusing on wellness, and trying to build some healthy habits into my life.  One thing that I had been longing for in the last several months is a stronger body.  I had always been very active (if not athletic) through my childhood and most of adulthood.  Even through the first […]

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“How I Go to the Woods” by Mary Oliver

Today, I just want to share a poem I love, and some photos to go with it.  I love Mary Oliver’s poetry, and feel that she expresses so much of what I feel and think about the world.  If I was only writing this blog to myself, I would probably post one of her poems […]

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