Sleep Well!

How did you sleep last night? If you are like most Americans, maybe not well.  I haven’t been sleeping as well as usual due to my knee.  I wake up every few hours.  It’s having an impact on my attitude, memory and my days in general. Though improving, I know the poor sleep has impacted …

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Slow Down & Learn

I like to move quickly; physically and figuratively.  But I am learning there are times when it’s better to go slow. At the very beginning of my knee recovery, I had a machine to very slowly bend my knee.  It felt good to move my knee slowly.  Now, move slowly has become a mantra for the …

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Transforming Thoughts

Ever hear the saying “Life is 10% what you make it and 90% how you take it”?  I like that phrase, because much of life is “how we take it”-our thoughts and subsequent actions based on said thoughts.  Perception can become reality in our minds. In Paul’s letter to the Romans chapter 12 verse 2 …

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Where Mindfulness Leads

Life changes quickly which I have been very mindful of this week.  Even though I anticipated changes with my knee surgery, I couldn’t anticipate everything, which has me mindful of many things.  Each has its own lesson to learn.  Here’s one for each day of the last week. While being mindful this week I: Realize …

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Fill My Glass

Sometimes my glass is half empty. I don’t like it, but I have a tendency to see the negative of life sometimes instead of the positive.  I criticize and tear down instead of encourage and build up. I recognize this about myself and am working to change.  I surround myself with positive people and have …

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