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Interesting Essay About Valuing Each Moment

Friday, July 24, 2015      8 comments

This came in an e-mail this morning from a relative who is about 80 years old, living a full and happy life.
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Navigating Through the Mist

Saturday, July 18, 2015      5 comments

What follows is a reflection of my personal beliefs/awareness at this point. I do not expect people to agree. I trust that you will allow me to simply express them and record them without argument or criticism. At this moment in time, thi... Read more

It's never too late to turn things around

Monday, July 13, 2015      7 comments

I have made friends with an amazing resident at a nursing home we'll call Jack. He listens to upbeat or spiritual music in a well-lit sitting room with lots of windows. Sometimes he will read novels. He tells me that he learns a lot from them.... Read more

Mom and Me

Tuesday, June 30, 2015      14 comments

I have never shared a picture of myself on Spark ! Here's what I look like ! It was taken at a party at the nursing home.... Read more

Bouncing Back (Again)

Friday, June 12, 2015      7 comments

I guess we all have our ups and downs.....I realized I had a blog back in September with the same title. Hmmmm Main thing...... I started feeling better! Yeah ! I think the problem was that there was a situation at work (p/t time job) ... Read more

Maybe I just need to accept unhappiness?

Saturday, June 06, 2015      18 comments

Beware. Kind of a downer of a blog. Sorry, but this is the only place I feel I can express my feelings right now. Sometimes it seems like I have a low H.Q. (happiness quotient). You know, maybe that's just something I can't change. Mayb... Read more

Interesting blog about the possible value of some Mindlessness

Monday, June 01, 2015      7 comments

The title of the blog is, "Do We Need More Mindlessness?"
/?p=4446 This is kind of along the lines of valuing some time to "chill out" as well as seems to be consistent with some studies t... Read more

Interesting article about keeping weight off

Monday, May 25, 2015      15 comments
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My Little Corner of the World

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      17 comments

This is a follow-up to a previous blog entitled, "Doctor Visit." emoticon I went on a vacation to Florida ! ... Read more


Sunday, April 19, 2015      15 comments

Over the past several years, I've read a lot of blogs on Spark as well as other websites. I guess I've made the process of making positive change like a hobby and a personal study. I like to experiment on myself and also get information from... Read more

Doctor Visit

Saturday, February 21, 2015      11 comments

My notes for me. So I went to the doctor (female gynecologist) because I thought my thyroid meds needed to be bumped up. As a background for this blog, let me say that I live in the snowy, cold mid-west. I live in the country near a sma... Read more


Friday, February 13, 2015      11 comments
avoid-burnout/ Although this article describes coping with an extreme case of burnout, I felt that the ideas were helpful . Unfortunately, yesterday I wa... Read more

Creating a Breakthrough

Thursday, February 05, 2015      3 comments

Here's an article in Spark about how to create a breakthrough.
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Thursday, February 05, 2015      8 comments

My notes for me. Had a private dance lesson yesterday. In my mind, I had said it was my test and after that I would evaluate. I sure as heck know that I can get exercise a lot more mindlessly than learning/practicing/creating dances... Read more

Midweek Mini-notes

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      10 comments

My notes for me. What I'm exploring right now: Pleasurable Weight Loss, Jena La Flamme. She has her own website, new book out (January 2015), and is on facebook. I get it that she is a genius at marketing, but I do think that she has som... Read more

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