Category Archives: Self care

Poetry for Meditation

About 5 years ago, I took the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn. I meditated daily for about a year, and then it slowly slipped away from me. Last year while I was taking my course in … Continue reading

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Pi Day

… a continuation of Frozen, the previous post So guess what I did on Pi Day (3.14), 2013? One year ago today I gave my notice at my job. I figured, that’s probably the best day to GIVE one’s notice … Continue reading

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Frozen.

It’s interesting to me that my first blog post was one year ago today, on March 13, 2013. This is interesting to me because… well, it will make sense to you why this is interesting to me when I get … Continue reading

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Compost Bucket, or Redefining Normal

Recently I was thinking about a discussion that took place a couple of weeks ago at a gathering for a group of women I’m part of. This group began as an empty nest group, right around the time I was … Continue reading

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Sibling Weekend

I realize it’s been a while since I’ve posted; have you missed me?! This morning I was thinking about what I wanted to write, to get back into posting here, and I stumbled upon this piece I had written at … Continue reading

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Comparison: The Thief of Happiness

I have heard Brené Brown say, “Comparison is the thief of happiness.” While this isn’t her quote, she wrote a blog post about it. You can find that post here. My husband and I decided to have our kids at … Continue reading

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Luke Warm

Two short stories from last week I want to share tonight. My friend Lauren, who was out of town last weekend for a reunion, called me up (a week ago) Friday morning at 11 and asked me if I was … Continue reading

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(Intentional) Success!

I MADE IT 5 DAYS ON MY JUICING CLEANSE! I (intentionally!) went off the juice cleanse on Day 5. And I’m good with that. I tentatively planned to go for 10 days… until Abby’s friend who was visiting and who … Continue reading

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It’s time…

… to put my money where my mouth is. I love to write. And yet, I haven’t blogged in almost six months. SIX MONTHS! In that time, however, I observed the one year anniversary of my mom’s death, a death … Continue reading

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