Don’t Take Away my Bagel! GRRRRRRRRRRR

When we think about wanting to lose weight, we immediately think of things we have to stop eating…Of course, that means giving up all the foods we most enjoy…uhhhhh…so is it any huge surprise that the endeavor seems just too too unpleasant and difficult…OY! …the deprivation…  OK…clearly beginning something that just seems like such a...
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PLAYLIST

You don’t exercise?…….can’t exercise…no time…no energy…no motivation…. Does exercise sound like crunches…weight lifting… running like a hamster on a treadmill???  Well….eeeeuuuwwww….really…how to get motivated to do such things???  Hey…this is not say that some people don’t enjoy them…I’m writing this for those of us (moi included) who don’t. Still…we gotta move move move…our bodies were...
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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

…………sooooooooooooo…..mmmhhhmmm…what’s the problem with new year’s resolutions????  You know…all those grandiose plans…that this year we will __________________ (fill in the blank)… …and how many years have we been setting ourselves up for the disappointment of not following through????  How many years have we been creating more reasons for self criticism and self judgement for not...
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GIFTS

When we think of a gift…or a present…do we think of “stuff”?   Well…a gift is also a talent…(a gifted musician…a gifted scholar…etc.)…  And a present?  …THE  present?…NOW!  Mmmmhhhmmm…and the point is????  Let’s go back to gifts…Do we value our gifts?  Are we grateful for those talents and abilities that are innate…that come easily and effortlessly...
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Stress Makes a Bad Situation Worse

Divorce and stress do seem to go together…and stress just makes a bad situation worse! While there may be no way to 100% avoid the stress , there are ways to manage it and keep it from making us sick. When we’re stressed out, we’re more likely to make poor food choices, to forgo our...
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Green Beans for Thanksgiving

We’re all familiar with that Thanksgiving staple…the canned green bean/cream of mushroom soup/onion ring casserole, right? Mushy canned green beans????  Why? Some veeeeery  questionable ingredients in that soup, (listed below)… Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup .Water, Mushrooms, Modified Food Starch, Wheat Flour, Contains Less Than 2% of: Salt, Cream, Dried Whey, Monosodium Glutamate, Soy Protein...
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Self Criticism

Self criticism is self destructive! Do any of these statements sound familiar? You’re such a loser You never get anything right You’re so stupid No one will ever love you You always mess up You’re a failure You’ll never be happy You’re no good You’re worthless…fat…old…ugly…fill in the blank….. Do you ever notice saying any...
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