simplicity

Sometimes simple is better. We’ve all heard it said, but it seems that even most days the act, thought or even notion of ‘simple’ seems far reaching. Minds are racing, households are buzzing and the world is opening up again and we’re all constantly adjusting. But does it really need to be all that complicated…

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be grateful

If there is ever a time to be grateful, it’s surely now, when “things” get taken away. And COVID put a spotlight on restriction of so many simple pleasures we once took for granted. Now we can see a sunny day and be thankful for it because we get to go outside. Now we see…

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family first

The online rants about being “stuck at home” with your loved ones drive me a little crazy. Don’t we all work to live vs the other way around? Isn’t the whole point of having a family and having kids is to be around them, to shower them with love, to build memories, enjoy moments and…

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potato chips

Snacking is life & sometimes convenience wins. Time to upgrade your chip game & swap potatoes for chicken. Yes chips made from chicken & they taste great! Sure they are technically a processed food, and that brings with it, its own weighting on your choice to over indulge or choose a ‘fresh’ option instead. But…

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what do you love

Is this a hard question or did the answer leap into your mind immediately? Love comes in all shapes, sizes and multitudes. And the answer doesn’t need to be complex or overthought. In fact, when you lead with your heart and not your mind in answering this question, you need to dig deep to really…

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making sacrifices

Making sacrifices for the betterment of our world is our human duty – the pleas to #stayathome say it all. We’re in this together and we need to accept it. Our civic duty is not to be called to war, but to spend time at home, with our families. It’s the simplest act of self-sacrifice…

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detours

The road less traveled. The path we least expect. A new adventure….. So many sayings for what a divergence from a linear path or assumed plan really means. Yet – we often don’t give options their full due diligence until we need to. Why do we get comfortable with status quo? Is it easier? Simpler?…

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lymph nodes

Lymph Nodes Are Your Body’s First Line of Defense! We’re often aware of our lymph nodes when they are flared up or sore, but otherwise likely don’t spend a ton of time thinking about them. Well now is the time to love the hundreds of these little guys that we house. Our lymph nodes harbor…

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caring for our elders

The pictures on social media are heartbreaking to all of us right now – the elderly grandparents who can’t see their new grandbabies, sequestered to their facilities with no visitors. But honestly, what were we all doing before this to show that we care about our aging population?? Now is our reminder to take a…

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