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Is Sleep Impossible for Those over 50?

I was happy to read that June is National Appreciation month. An entire month for us to contemplate all that there is to appreciate in our lives. What’s at the top of YOUR list? There is so much to be grateful for that I feel I could fill an entire notebook! Here’s my gratitude “shout…

National Gratitude Month – I am grateful for… a scratchy throat?! (NOT)

OK, this is a difficult. A scratchy throat is something we’ve all had at some point in our lives. I had one last week, and it’s not easy being grateful for that! I was drinking hot tea while making poached eggs for breakfast. We like to add a bit of wilted spinach to our poached…

How To Be At Peace With Ourselves and Others No Matter What This Election Brings…

This is a difficult time for all of us. It feels like the hate and violence is escalating, and peace of mind becomes harder to find. I especially feel it right this minute as it has hit here, too close to home. Last week a friend of mine set up a display of large round…

Change is Difficult, Social Distancing is Tough as Well…

Yes, Change can be difficult. Add social distancing for six months to that formula and what do you get? GRUMPY! I am not as technology friendly as I would like to be. So, when my web site or newsletter site “upgrades,” as they have in the last couple of weeks, and I start my learning…

In The Mood For Some GOOD News?

Good morning, With bad news headlines hitting us constantly these days, I thought I’d share a couple of good news articles with you today, and then open a discussion about how to find joy in difficult times. Butterflies in the UK have been brought back from extinction! Scientists worked for 40 years with butterfly larvae…

Gardens, Weeds, Masks and COVID

Well, we’ve reached the “dog days” of August. And, it’s hot in the Berkshires. I’ve been spending every possible moment outside to take advantage of summer this year. My vegetable garden is doing well, but the flower garden has been taken over by weeds. Every year I find it difficult to keep on top of…

Has COVID-19 Changed Your Perspective?

Is “Quarantine 2020” causing you to change your perspective on a few things? Let’s all take this time to look closely at how we were living before COVID-19 and what changed during this epidemic that we might want to keep in our schedules. Are you finding out that home schoolers are well supported, learn better,…

What Do You Want Most In YOUR Life Right Now?

What can a Health Coach do for you? One of my most frequently asked questions is, “What, exactly, is a health coach?” When you think about the word coach, you perhaps see Bill Belichick with his headphones, telling Brady what play to use. Or, maybe you think of your high school soccer or baseball coach.…