The Pillow Project

I was doing some shopping for my husband at Lowes Home Improvement store, when I saw the outdoor pillows were on sale. This time of year, is always such a smart time to buy outdoor living items, especially because here in new Mexico they can be used basically year round. When I got home and

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Acts of Kindness

Over the last few weeks I have written about kindness, and done a lot of thinking about the positive attitude and optimism which accompany kindness. While getting ready this morning, I was searching for a podcast to listen to on kindness. I came across a podcast of a church I was introduced to when I

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Wonder

I’ve taken a break from my normal reading of personal development books, to do a cross-country book club with a few of my girlfriends. We had been discussing a few of the books we have been reading, and I realized there wasn’t a bit of fiction in the mix. Although I enjoy fiction, and getting

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3 Degrees of Kindness

This month’s focus has been kindness, specifically LovingKindness. Until recently, I wasn’t even away of this word, LovingKindness. I was recently listening to a Tim Ferris Podcast featuring Sharon Salzberg, which discussed the practice of LovingKindness. Salzberg is a leader in meditation, and focuses on using meditation, to increase happiness. LovingKindness is a type of

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The Happiness Advantage

There is often a misconception about what will truly make someone happy. “If I get a promotion I will be happy,” “If I lose weight I will be happy.” “If I am successful I will be happy.” But what if this was all wrong; backwards. What if the key to being happy wasn’t being successful,

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It Will All Buff Out

“It will all buff out” is something my husband has said to me for as long as I can remember. Anytime I feel anxious or I’m facing a difficult problem or stressed, he tells me “It will all buff out.” When he was in the Army, it literally became his team motto. Everyone would know

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Sleep Tight

Earlier in the week I discussed the importance of a morning ritual and how this can set you up for a healthier, happier life; And as important as a morning routine is, an evening routine is just as important to set you up to feel refreshed and well-rested the following morning. As a parent, I

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Rise and Grind

Have you ever thought about how you start your day? Not just, what time of day you need to wake up to get ready in time, to be out the door and where you need to be on time; But actually started your day with intention? Imagine if you started your day with clear purpose,

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100 Women Who Care: Aug 2018 Meeting

Last night I had the pleasure of attending my 1st meeting of 100 Women Who Care of Alamogordo. Although I have been a member since the inception last year, I have yet to be able to attend a meeting, as I don’t actually live in Alamogordo.¬†Attending the meeting last night, provided the opportunity my mother

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Discipline Equals Freedom

Since our vacation to Florida this summer, I have been on vacay mode; eating crap, drinking more than I should, thoroughly living my best unhealthy life. My “summer body” went out the window, along with some of my healthy habits, which is one of the reasons “Wellness” is the top priority of this months agenda.

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