Posts From the monthly archives: "December 2009"

The Book of Opportunity


We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. ~Edith Lovejoy Pierce I was looking for a quote with which to start the new year and this one seemed just right. One…(Read More)

The Best-est Gift Ever!


Do you ever go gift shopping and come home with gifts for yourself? I think that happens to all of us. A few years ago I started a Christmas tradition that has turned into the “best-est gift ever!” Every Christmas morning, I give myself the gift of a workout. This can be a run…(Read More)

Stop Should-ing On Yourself


I can’t take credit for today’s newsletter theme – I saw it in a friend’s newsletter (Dr. Jo) that came out last week and asked permission to borrow it. In her newsletter she talked about how we tend to use “should” to scold and beat up on ourselves. Here are some examples: I…(Read More)

Holiday Party Hints


Is it just me or does the holiday season seem to be filled with land mines to keeping my nutrition on track?  There are cookie exchange parties, friends’ parties, work parties, etc.  There just seems to be food and drink everywhere I turn.  Does this happen to you, too?  I’ve decided to share a…(Read More)

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