Imagine if the Present Were Perfect

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Imagine if the present were perfect.  Do you struggle with being present or accepting your present circumstances? Are you caught in the fantasy of how things will be for you in the future? Or maybe you feel as if your best days are behind you? Boy have I been there. Not very long ago, I was longing for the past, … Read More

Five Tips for Getting Through the Messy Middle

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As promised in last week’s post about the messy middle part of any kind of personal development, here are 5 tips for dealing with it! How often do you set about on a journey of personal development, feeling excited and empowered in the beginning? Yet after a few days, weeks, or months; things start to get difficult? You feel that … Read More

Getting Rid of Weight Scale Drama

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Did you know that what you weigh when you step on the scale is simply a circumstance? Circumstances are things in the world that are factual and beyond our control. Although we take actions that affect our weight, when you stand on the scale, the number should be viewed as neutral because we cannot change it right at that moment. … Read More

Using Your Why to Motivate Weight Loss Success

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What are your reasons for losing weight? Are you losing weight because you want to be healthy? Maybe so you can have more stamina to play with your kids.  Perhaps you think, if you lost weight and got healthy, you could live longer and have the opportunity to watch your kids grow up, get married, and enjoy grandchildren? These are … Read More

Is Keeping Strange Bedfellows Keeping You Stuck

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“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”  This is a line in the play The Tempest by William Shakespeare. What is a bedfellow? A bedfellow is a person or thing that shares our bed. Another meaning is an unlikely companion or an unexpected partner. I think about romantic relationships. How many people are in abusive relationships with strange bedfellows. Or … Read More

What Worked Then and What Works Now

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Recently, my husband and I celebrated the completion of a puzzle he had purchased over the new year’s eve holiday in 2018.  We were both sick that weekend, so we stayed in and worked on the jigsaw puzzle. The title of the puzzle was the Aurora Borealis.  So the top part of the puzzle was all the splendor of the … Read More