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Mindfulness

Mindfulness.  What does that mean? Here is the definition: “a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.” I have been working on being mindful lately.  It is not an easy task as i am used… Continue reading Mindfulness

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Healing by Helping

As I walked my grandson to school today I listened to him talk about school, his classmates and the upcoming baseball season.  He had all types of questions for me, which I love, I love seeing his expression on his face and how he likes to debate me on my answers!  It had got me… Continue reading Healing by Helping

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6 more weeks of winter!

Last week was so cold, all of Chicago was frozen. If you were one of the brave souls out there that attempted to go to work, it was a ghost town. In true Chicago fashion, by the end of the week we were in the 50's and feeling spring fever. The groundhog did not see… Continue reading 6 more weeks of winter!

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Spa Sunday

Hi guys!!  As you know I have begun the new year with a goal to eat better and exercise to achieve overall better health along with weight loss! I was just thinking the other day I would also start to integrate what I am calling "Spa Sunday!!   Think of it as a reward for all… Continue reading Spa Sunday