Category Archives: Managing Stress

No More Cheap Store Breads!

One way to reduce stress and live healthier, happier lives is to get rid of debt. As a result, I have been on a crusade the past few weeks to minimize our grocery budget as part of our goal to … Continue reading

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Breaks and Burnout

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by change in your life?  Have you, like me, jumped off – even catapulted off – the bandwagon in an effort to get away from the stress that attempted change can bring?  Did you ever … Continue reading

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Slowly, Yet Surely

Victory!  This morning I had a sudden idea to try on a pair of my non-maternity dress pants right before leaving for work.  I’ve kept them hung up in my closet for “that day” so I have something to keep … Continue reading

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The “I don’t have time” Myth

“I don’t have time.”  It’s a common reason given for not doing just about anything.  But, lots of people do lots of things that I don’t do because I supposedly “don’t have time” – yet, barring a super power like … Continue reading

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Mind Games

Have you ever noticed that when you feel denied or deprived of something, you want it all the more?  I’m starting week three of my weight loss program and found that, with the excitement wearing off (as it inevitably does … Continue reading

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Routine

Whew!  I did not anticipate how busy having 2 children would make me.  Just when I think I have a moment to chill out, it is time for the baby to eat, or time to put my son to bed, … Continue reading

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Perfectionism

Perfectionism.  This is something I have struggled for as long as I can remember.  One of my earliest memories is of my dad telling me, “If you are going to do something, you might as well do it right.”  I … Continue reading

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