Monthly Archives: September 2015

Not So Sweet

Added sugar is everywhere. Since a good portion of the added sugar we consume is hidden in prepared foods like ketchup, salad dressing, peanut butter, and canned fruits, you have to pay close attention to food labels to even realize … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Food

Enjoy your food. Eating is a big part of our lives. Now that you’re eating smaller amounts, you can focus on quality. Make the decision to eat delicious healthy foods that nourish your body. Take small bites and savor the … Continue reading

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Press the Pause Button

Press the pause button. When a situation pushes you to the point of frustration, release yourself by pausing and turning your attention to something that you enjoy. Take a walk, listen to a song, look at a favorite picture of … Continue reading

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Practice Kindness

Practice kindness. When you encounter another person, our natural tendency is to size them up based up their appearance. Instead, realize that they, just like everyone else, is facing some kind of hardship today and send a silent blessing or … Continue reading

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Start Your Day with Gratitude

Start with gratitude. Each of us has things in our lives that aren’t the way we would like them to be, but each of us also has much to be thankful for. Our tendency is often to place our attention … Continue reading

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