Tag Archives: What is vitality

Life Lessons from the Garden

Consider the dandelion. Reviled by many as an insistent, bothersome weed, it nevertheless continues to proudly display its pert, bright yellow self everywhere in lawns, gardens and sidewalk cracks. Where, in our own lives, do we face adversity? How do we … Continue reading

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Clearing Clutter: The Ultimate Act of Self-Care

When the mountain of paperwork and other clutter on her desk approached Mt. Everest proportions, Amelia would “organize” by sweeping it all into paper bags and boxes that she stashed in closets and under tables. George didn’t even bother stashing … Continue reading

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Lack of Sleep Getting in Your Way?

In much of the United States we’re about to lose yet another hour of sleep when we turn the clocks back at 2 a.m. on Sunday March 12, 2017. Talk about adding insult to injury! Given that quality sleep is … Continue reading

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Chasing the Blues Away

If you find yourself feeling a little sad, less energetic than usual, a bit bored or a touch lonely, you may be experiencing “the blues.” While you can get the blues at any time in response to your circumstances, they … Continue reading

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An Exercise in Vitality

What’s one of the top 10 ways to reduce stress? Exercise. One of the top 10 ways to relieve anxiety? Exercise. Promote vitality? Exercise. Relieve depression? Build self-esteem? Improve self-image and confidence? Increase stamina, strength, flexibility, stability and dexterity? Reduce … Continue reading

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The Importance of Idle Time

You’re just about to leave for your dentist appointment, when you receive a phone call saying the dentist has been called out on emergency and will have to reschedule your appointment. Congratulations! You are the winner of one unexpected free … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Good Care of Yourself?

With our busy lives, paying attention to taking care of ourselves is more important than ever—yet it’s often the last thing on our minds. To accomplish everything on our to do lists, we work overtime to meet deadlines and use … Continue reading

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