Category Archives: Other Gems

Think Before You Buy Pink My friends at Breast Cancer Action coined the term pink-washing as part of a “Think Before You Pink” campaign. Pink-washer: (pink’-wah-sher) noun. A company or organization that claims to care about breast cancer by promoting … Continue reading

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Cookinglight.com   Start your day off with this delicious and healthy breakfast. I love pancakes, and can’t believe this 3-ingredient pancake is made from whole grains, fruit, and one protein-packed egg. They are yumma-licious and so easy-peasy to make. These … Continue reading

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Image: Christian-article-bank.com The key to being fully present in the here and now is to do only one thing at a time-that is, unitask-and be aware of what you’re doing while you’re doing it. I have a few tricks that … Continue reading

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Nationalhares.com I have experienced a lot of death this year.  Some loved ones have died suddenly and others have died after a prolonged illness.  Ugh. Sorrow, confusion, apprehension, desolation…just a few of the many feelings that come with heartache and … Continue reading

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  Image/Source: Oprah.com   Is There Enough Positivity in Your Life Look over the emotional states above and put a check mark by any you’ve felt in the past 24 hours.  If you felt some really strongly-or for an extended … Continue reading

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Image:keyword-suggestions.com   Boy oh boy. I have to learn how to keep sugars and carbohydrates in my diet without the guilt. My last bloodwork results showed an elevation in my sugar levels. UGH! I’ve always heard that sugar is poison, … Continue reading

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Dreamwewavebags.com Daily appreciation may sound grandiose or even a little woo-woo. But, let me ask you a question: Have you ever heard people say, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone”? After a breast cancer diagnosis and hysterectomy … Continue reading

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Reset Button

Image: Nicoleodell.com As I am packing for our MUCH-NEEDED vacation, I am reminded of an article that I read last year in the New York Times by Daniel J. Levitin. It is truly a MUST (re)READ.  I hope that you enjoy it as … Continue reading

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Hostess Gift

Image: Amplehills.goldbely.com Need a wonderful summer hostess gift? Have I got a “miracle cream” for you! I fell truly, madly, deeply in love with this ice cream from Brooklyn. I once ate an entire container in my pajamas! Each luscious … Continue reading

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Wikihow.com Great Looking Skin  “Your skin looks great!” The compliment we all love to hear, right? The reason that compliment resonates so much is probably because our skin is literally a mirror image for how well we’re taking care of … Continue reading

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