Tip number 3 is to think about where your food comes from. What do you have on your plate? A protein, maybe? A vegetable or two? Perhaps a starch? Where does that food come from? Think beyond the grocery store. Think about the farmer who grew the food. About his family. The people he employs.… Continue reading Mindful Eating: Tip 3
Thanksgiving is one week away in the US. Can you believe it? This has been the longest and the fastest year all rolled into one. And given how bizarre this year has been, that makes total sense in my brain. Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time of family, fun, gratitude, and…well, gluttony. You know I’m right.… Continue reading Mindful Eating Tips for Thanksgiving Week
If you’re anything like me you’re probably tired of hearing about mindfulness. It’s been such a buzzword the past few years. But given how 2020 is shaking out I’ve been exploring ways to regain not only physical health but some peace, some calm. It turns out a mindfulness practice fits very well with my physical… Continue reading What is Mindfulness
I don’t know about you, but for me the past week has been exhausting. So much emotion. Tough and necessary conversations. I’m grateful for progress made, in my own heart, and in society. I pray momentum carries us forward toward positive change. I’m taking a couple of days to re-center my mind. I have to… Continue reading A New Week, A New Chance
Ah…we made it back to Long Hunter State Park today. It’s been way too long. We didn’t hike far, probably a mile or maybe a smidge more. But it was blissful. This park is one of my happy places. Hope you’ve had a great Sunday, too.
Perhaps knowing on September 16 I will turn fifty years old triggered something in my psyche. Perhaps realizing over half my life expectancy is gone, and I have not truly pursued the dreams of my twenties brought on this angst. Perhaps I’m in the throes of a midlife crisis. Whatever. I’m done with what if.… Continue reading Blueprint For Change