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This Month At Living My Big Dream

» by July 15th, 2009 at 8:37 pm » Comments (0)

Well, better late than never should be the topic of this month. Unfortunately I’ve been out of commission since July 3rd. Somehow I sprained my back and the inflamed muscle put pressure on my sciatic nerve causing quite a bit of pain. In fact there were two days I couldn’t even get out of bed. […]



Calming The Chaos Of Clutter

» by June 18th, 2009 at 8:15 am » Comments (0)

Sure, life is messy but that doesn’t mean your house has to be. We all have our “non-collectible collections” those large groups of items we keep adding to even though they’re not worth much to anyone but us. For me it’s books, magazine articles, and information printed off the Internet. As time goes on and […]



This Month At Living My Big Dream

» by June 2nd, 2009 at 8:15 am » Comments (0)

Ah…the beginning of summer. Trips to the beach, park, carnivals, zoos, and theme parks are all being planned with enthusiasm. Vacations, holidays, birthdays, graduations, and pool parties take up every weekend. In fact some Sundays you are actually looking forward to going back to work. Obviously the end of the school year (with its projects, exams, recitals […]



May Recap And What’s Ahead For June

» by May 31st, 2009 at 7:16 am » Comments (1)

This month was all about treating yourself like the royalty you deserve to be. From relaxing to relieving stress to soaking in the tub, we covered topics that will help you feel less stressed, more energized and better able to handle anything your day might throw at you. While May’s topics concerned coping with the […]



Releasing Tension Through Stretching

» by May 30th, 2009 at 7:00 am » Comments (0)

I think stretching is one of the most under-appreciated forms of physical fitness. You should start every day with stretching, end the day by stretching before going to bed for the night. There are many great things about stretching including the fact that anyone  can do it regardless of size, weight or fitness level and […]



Thursday Thirteen: 13 Ways To Beat Stress

» by May 29th, 2009 at 7:14 am » Comments (1)

If you’re anything like me stress is a part of your everyday life. While I can’t promise to erase stress from your days all together, here are a baker’s dozen of ideas that will get you on your way, Light a Scented Candle – there are many aromatherapy candles out there with scents like tranquility, […]



Play A Little Everyday

» by May 28th, 2009 at 7:24 am » Comments (0)

Let’s face it, life is a lot less stressful when you’re a young child. Do you remember the pure joy you got from swinging sooo high on a swingset? While all your troubles aren’t going to disappear if you fly a kite or buy some play dough, it can make your stress easier to deal […]



Tragedy In My Hometown

» by May 27th, 2009 at 7:58 am » Comments (0)

On Friday, the first of May, a young girl in my town was hit by a school bus and killed. The school is the one my sons attend and the fifteen-year-old was in several of my eldest son’s classes. She was also a close friend of my niece a few years back (they were in […]



6 Soothing Bath Time Accessories

» by May 25th, 2009 at 7:49 am » Comments (0)

Who doesn’t love a good relaxing bath? Soaking in the warm water doesn’t just clean your skin, it somehow cleans your soul of all the garbage and stress you’ve picked up over the day. As wonderful as a bath is all by itself there are ways to make even this luxury better. Music: Soft, soothing […]



Eating Healthy For Energy To Get Through The Day

» by May 22nd, 2009 at 6:57 pm » Comments (0)

Eating healthy is about more than staying slim. Food is the fuel that allows your body to do all sorts of things. Without the right amounts of proteins, fats, carbs, vitamins and minerals, you won’t be the most productive you can be, leaving one or more areas of your life suffering. If you like a variety […]