My Wounded Voice

Can we talk about my fear of using my voice?  I have been learning about it, lately. My lesson began while I was working on an essay that talked my ability to speak up.  I had trouble because I hadn’t explored the issue enough myself. As I contemplated this, I was…

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Ruminations on Gratitude

You may have noticed that there was a pretty large gap in my blog posts this past year. A year ago I got engaged. We decided that we didn’t want to wait too long to get married. We’d been living together for six years at that point and were completely done…

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Get Warm and Heal with Turmeric

Since spring seems to be taking its sweet time getting here, I thought I’d share something that’s been keeping me warm this winter.  It’s warming, it’s tasty, and it’s healing. I’m sipping it as I type this.   Sometime mid-winter, Sarah from Holistic Habits posted a video (posted below) on how…

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Real Habit Formation and Lifestyle Change

I’ve noticed the sudden proliferation of 21-day, 28-day, and-30 day challenges that are being advertised now that it’s spring. We’ve all heard that old sage advice (or perhaps urban legend) that doing anything for 21 days creates a habit.  As a result, we’re now constantly inundated with challenges that last…

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