Best of Fortunate Friday

Since this is the first day of my childrens' Spring Break, I wanted to spend a little extra time with them. Because I am truly fortunate to have their beautiful souls in my life, I am going to take a breather from writing a new article today and connect you to some of my favorite posts from past Fortunate Fridays. And here they are...take your pick or read them all!

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Resisting Accountability

I had a strong thought today about the topic of accountability and how important it is. When we can share our goals (even the ones in our weak areas) with another, the chances of accomplishing them are so much greater.

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Getting Healthy But Feeling Bad

I love how many health magazines depict the perfectly happy models jumping into the air after their five-mile runs and drinking their fruit smoothies. No judgement...it's just the way the media is.

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Grocery Bills, Great Snacks, and Getting Healthy

Shall we talk a little about food today? Just a few things a want to share. First, I have found a way to get all the food our family needs and save enough money to get better quality produce and meats. Those expensive organics are within reach.

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How Do I Know I Need Help?

"The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut our eyes, and like people in the dark, we fall foul upon the very thing we search for, without finding it." ˜Seneca (7 B.C. - 65 A.D.)

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Goody, Goody Gumdrops…

My Missy Moo (toddler girl) has been watching this one episode of Barney and Friends over and over again. Though I don't have anything against the purple dinosaur, it never fails that the songs get stuck in my head...I then proceed to sing them - a common mommy event, I'm sure.

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Staying Fit With Limited Mobility

Recently, a client of mine sprained her ankle and was told that she had pretty serious damage from the sprain and from earlier injuries to the same area. Her doctor put her on crutches for a month and told her the only way she could go to work was if her boss would let her do everything seated with her foot up.

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Breast Cancer Screening and 2 Other Concerns

Many women have been alarmed by the recent recommendations for breast cancer screening. It's not surprising that those who have already been getting annual mammograms or are approaching the age of forty are confused about what they should do. I know because I'm one of them.

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“Pressure” To Be Well

First, I just got involved with a health and wellness website called Wellsphere.com. With thousands of posts and articles from health bloggers like me, you can find just about anything you're looking for on many topics.

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What Motivates Me?

As I was "introspecting" myself, I really wanted to get in touch with what motivates me to keep going, to press through difficulties, to see the finish line...if there is one. The question is really an easy one for me to answer on some levels, but for the deeper issues, it's not quite as simple.

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Happy Anniversary Women’s Life Link!

It's official, today is our one year anniversary! I remember that first day like it was yesterday...the promo, the nervousness, the fear of imploding the site. Ahhh, those were the days. Now, it's all cool; I talk to great people, share with no hesitation, bring life to this page every day...er, it's still tough sometimes, though.

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Steps of Emotional Growth

We have a real treat for you today. Meta-Physician, Deborah Stuart, forwarded the following chart to me to help with understanding and developing a healthful emotional state of being. First, please read a little about her and the contributions she's made to this science.

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I Love My Head Even Though…

Sorry, Ladies; this is going to be short...no, I mean really short today. My head is currently experiencing one of the worst migraines that I've had for awhile. I've just never missed a Wellness Wednesday before, not willing to do it now.

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Bucket List, Brain Training, and Beautiful Women

Does it seem like this week went really fast to anyone else? WOW, it was like just yesterday I posted for TNT Tuesday. A couple things to share on this wonderful day that puts us closer to Spring. The grass isn't green yet...more like a nice shade of ocre, but I'm hoping for it soon! This inspiring Photo by Dead Rat6 really put me in the mood for springtime flowers.

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A Beautiful Award

Thanks to a new friend from The RedheadRiter, I received this lovely (aesthetic and meaningful) award.  I am so honored that such a new follower has …

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