There is no right or wrong way to journal: there is only YOUR way. I hope over the next six months as you follow along in this journaling blog here, that you will be able to find nuggets of information to help you along your journey.
I hope to share a little about my practice as a way to support your practice – whether you’ve never just started, have been journaling for a while, or have never journaled a day in your life.
This burgeoning baby boomer population is also driving a fitness craze. Baby boomers, holding off the effects of age, walk, power walk, work out, cycle, spin, swim, kayak, sail, golf, and take exercise classes. We’ve listened to what we have been told, that healthy lifestyles can reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and even some cancers. Structured exercise for many has become as much of our daily routine as eating, sleeping, and drinking coffee.
That was it! I was missing the reason, the Christmas story, the Love, the celebration and everything that goes with that. It is not about the gifts, it’s not about the perfect decorations, or the perfect family Christmas card, or finding the perfect tree! As I have matured (I refuse to use the term getting old), I recognize that I really crave the simplicity of this season but that I am competing with a culture that challenges this premise.
During this time of year, it is common to see lots of people coughing and staying home sick with various illnesses. However, while a cold can make you feel down and out, the flu could send some to the emergency department. If you haven’t had your flu shot yet, now is a great time to get that taken care of so you can avoid the influenza virus. Here are five facts you might not have known about the flu.
Passing on those traditions is a great way for grandparents to have a hand in the future generation. It provides them with a full heart and all the running keeps them more active than they may have been if they weren’t around the kids as much.
Now, in my 60s, I live in coastal Delaware and am dating a man named Peter whose attentiveness to me, kindness, sense of humor, intelligence, and company I truly enjoy. We appreciate each day, and what we have. I know this through discussions. We talk.
He brings me flowers. We cook at each other’s homes and we go out, a lot – alone and with friends.
It was a jolt when I was diagnosed again, but I want to be able to do things with my grandkids. I have a lot of life left in me.
I live bravely by living my life normally and by sharing special moments with my children.
Standing on a mountain trail and looking out at a vista of mountains, valleys, and waterfalls beyond, has to be one of the most inspirational and invigorating things I have ever done.
Why not get thrifty this holiday season and find some special gently loved items on the shelves of your local thrift or consignment shop?