Category Archives: Advice & Tips

Needing Renewal?

  Yesterday, I fell under the grips of what felt like smoldering burn-out. I was locked down, imprisoned, unable to climb out of this mental funk that was fogging up my usually optimistic attitude. The everyday struggle and the mundane … Continue reading

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getting some “me-time” by the clothesline…

Our dryer has quit drying. So, until the repair person comes to fix it Saturday, I’ve been having to hang my laundry out on the line. I know I’ve said before how much I like it, but I forgot to mention … Continue reading

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Blanket forts and “ruts”

Ever get to that point in your life that you feel like you’ve driven yourself right into the deepest rut and just can’t find your way out? You live your life filling your responsibilities with martyr like gusto and taking care of … Continue reading

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Take two bucketfuls of Pine-Sol and call me in the morning…

My grandmother once gave me some wise, yet odd, advice regarding stress relief. At the time, I was telling her all about my daily struggles getting used to living in a city and working two jobs. I was 18 at the … Continue reading

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3 Week Healthy Foods Diet

They say that you should make your diet public so you can have accountability. I hesitated on this tip, but decided to post my version of a diet that I’d had some success(lost 20 lbs.) with about 10 years ago and have … Continue reading

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