Attention to What Matters

Typically everything in moderation is my motto and practice, but unfortunately not when it comes to paying attention. Too often, my left-brained nature takes over and details overwhelm. I end up paying attention to way too much and miss what’s important. Later, I cannot remember or regret what was missed while multitasking. And the holiday …

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Diligent Decisions

The calendar flips to November and holiday pressures rise as leaves and temperatures fall. Lists, shopping, and party planning shift into full gear. These tasks added to already full schedules often elevate stress and worries to unhealthy levels. This year, instead of releasing our pressure valves by barking at our families (which I NEVER do), …

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Doing What We Want

Does this sound familiar, especially during the holiday season? I don’t really understand myself, for I want to do what is right, but I don’t do it. Instead, I do what I hate. ~ Romans 7:15 As we continue with our #HolidayWellnessHabits series, we’ve discussed conscious over convenient Habits, purging procrastination with Obedience, and assessing …

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Holiday Loves & Lapses

Gooey cinnamon rolls and breads, chewy chocolate Christmas cookies, savory Thanksgiving stuffing and relaxing by the fire with loved ones are just a few of my holiday loves. Just thinking about all of these makes me wish for an early snowfall. At the same time, I don’t want holiday indulgences to create New Year regrets. …

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Purging Procrastination

Procrastination has been on my mind and heart lately. It’s not good to procrastinate, but still we do it. It’s a bad habit like eating the last cookie, having drive-thru dinner, or lounging instead exercising. Limiting or eliminating procrastination is a lesson I’ve learned too often the hard way, yet, it still ensnares me. It’s …

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