I Do Practice What I Preach

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On New Year’s Day I gave you a different approach to setting a New Year’s Resolution.

In short, the idea was to focus on not doing something. Instead of doing something.

One obvious choice would be to not make a New Year’s Resolution (I’ve chosen that option more than once).

But there’s something in me that likes the new start of a new year as a place to state fresh intentions for myself.

So, I did make a New Year’s Resolution this year. Continue reading “I Do Practice What I Preach”

Your New Year’s Resolution

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This is the time of year for New Year’s Resolutions. You know, the age-old tradition of making promises to yourself to do something new, only to break it the very next day.

If you’re in the mood this year to make a New Year’s Resolution and keep it, why not try a different approach? Especially if making a Resolution seems like it’s going to add one more thing to your already too long to do list—and with it the stress of wondering when you’re going to get it done along with everything else. Continue reading “Your New Year’s Resolution”

4 Tips for Snow Shoveling

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My husband flew out Tuesday to attend a conference he goes to every year the week after Thanksgiving.

And right on schedule, as soon as he was safely far away, it snowed Wednesday night. And we’re predicted to have 2-4 inches on Saturday. Bruce comes home Sunday evening.

It’s a running joke between Bruce and me that whenever he goes to this conference it snows here in the Twin Cities.

And I’m left holding the shovel. Literally. Continue reading “4 Tips for Snow Shoveling”

Neck Tension and the Hokey Pokey

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As a kid I loved doing the Hokey Pokey.

If you come from an English-speaking country you’re probably familiar with the participation dance and its distinctive tune and lyrics.

The Hokey Pokey’s great—if you’re doing the Hokey Pokey dance.

The problem is you might be doing bits of the Hokey Pokey all day long without even realizing it. And your body is suffering for it.

Let me explain. Continue reading “Neck Tension and the Hokey Pokey”