Mental Outlook, Self-Care, Stress Management

Where Have I Been?

The first thing I would like to do is apologize for my absence. It was not planned; it just happened. Life happens, right? Sometimes we lay out a plan and everything goes according to our plan. More often, we lay out a plan and unplanned things get in our way. Life gets in our way. […]

Food / Diet, Mental Outlook

#GrilledCheeseSandwichDay ??

It seems that it is unofficially National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day. That said, I’m reposting my “Evolution of a Grilled Cheese Sandwich” to remind us that we need to be open-minded and allow for change. Ah, who doesn’t remember the days of their youth when Mom would make a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch? For […]

Mental Outlook

Goals vs New Year’s Resolutions

What is the difference between goals and New Year’s resolutions? I wondered this for a brief moment during yoga class this morning. To me, the difference is the timing of the goal and nothing more. We all make goals throughout the year. Creating a goal at the start of the new year blurs the line […]

Food / Diet, Mental Outlook, Physical Activity, Preventive Healthcare, Self-Care, Stress Management


February is “Heart Health”, “Heart Awareness”, “American Heart”… month. Whatever name “we” choose to call it, the focus is solely on “our” hearts; the understanding and health of our hearts while reducing our risk of heart disease. A friend of mine suggested doing a 28 day challenge in February and I loved the idea. So […]