Tag Archives: Habit of Health

Habits–The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

They say a meth habit can grab hold of a one-time user and not let go. That’s how strong that pull is. Cigarettes are another obvious trickster. We all know they’re gross, but for whatever reason, a teen picks one … Continue reading

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The Perfect Moment is a Choice

What I’d planned on doing this weekend was a number of items on The List, including writing my three blogs. Instead, I ended up traipsing the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in search of the perfect tree. We usually cut in Lassen. … Continue reading

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Katie’s Epiphany

I’ve had a number of different professions, and in each of them, I’ve always believed in surrounding myself with others who are doing what I’m doing so that I improve. When I worked in law firm marketing, I discovered the … Continue reading

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Are You from the Empty or Full School?

Whether you are a pessimist or an optimist is about the story you tell yourself and how you tell it. Joan Borysenko, PhD says it all boils down to your resilience and how you react to stressful events in your … Continue reading

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The Weight Returns

You reduced your weight and now it’s creeping back. What should you do? First, think this. Next, don’t freak out. Stress (the thing that may have lead you to overeat in the first place) causes weight to hang on for … Continue reading

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Are you available?

I am available to more good than I have ever imagined, realized, experienced or thought possible… Thanks to this lovely soul on the left, Michael Bernard Beckwith, this has been my morning mantra for the past few months. ¬†And, I’ll … Continue reading

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Secrets Skinny People Know

I know these secrets because I’ve long studied them. My husband and I have been friends for 31 years, dated for 20, and been married for 16. He has a thin brain. My youngest son is 14. He’s the same … Continue reading

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Fat Musings

This is me holding a pound of fat. Well, a fat replica actually. I’ve seen this visual before, but actually wrapping my phalanges around this bad boy made me ecstatic that I’m not carrying 85 of these fat clomps on … Continue reading

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Psycho-sizology

As I was shoving myself into my Size 6 jeans last week (and I do mean shoving) I was feeling rather smug that I could–if I held my gut in–button them. This got me wondering why. I mean, who really … Continue reading

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Weeding in the Rain

For years, my kids thought this was how they came home from the store. Missing parts were normal. And for years, I thought every holiday had to have its coordinating candy (fill in your blank here) to be worth celebrating. … Continue reading

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