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A Healthy Legacy

In my life, I have been blessed with a family that values the health of our physical bodies. My parents raised my two sisters and I to appreciate our bodies and take care of them through physical activity and nutrition.  My mom made home-cooked meals every night and we always ate together as a family.  […]

An Anxious Heart

For its December 5, 2011 issue, Time Magazine’s cover boasted the bold statement: “Why Anxiety is Good for You.” Of course, there was a small asterisk attached. It further explained “As long as you know how to use it.” Being a worrywart myself, I had to get my hands on this article.  If you’re like […]

Think About Such Things

The dictionary defines the verb complain as expressing feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment. As humans we find ourselves complaining about any number of things: our friends, our spouses, our kids, our siblings, our parents, our co-workers, ourselves.  We can’t change other people, although we’d like to think so and would definitely like to try. […]

Sufficient Grace

If you’re like a certain blog author (who shall remain nameless), then you like the feeling of being in control. You like to know where and when you’re going, and you want to be the driver. You don’t have too much of a problem delegating, or letting others take part in your day. But when […]