Mindfulness: It’s all the rage

Everywhere you turn lately, you can find articles on mindfulness. According to Psychology Today, “Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you're mindful, you carefully observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment [...]

My 2018 Word of the Year & Goals

As 2017 came to a close, I spent time reflecting on how the year turned out, what I learned from it and how I wanted all the positive I got out of it to continue into 2018. Last year was a big year for me. I made significant changes and saw many positive results from [...]

Musings from a busy fall

Fall is always an active time in our household, with the start of a new school year, after school sports, Saturday cross country meets and getting ready for the holiday season. There’s a part of me that loves the fresh start of a new school year. There’s another part of me that hates it. There’s [...]

So what clicked this time?

At the beginning of 2017, I realized I needed to become healthier. My 41st birthday was approaching in February, the holiday season was over and my clothes were tight. Typical after the holidays, but I was really annoyed with myself. It was time to make a change and lose some weight. How many times have [...]