Monthly Archives: November 2019

The Science of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not about a huge turkey and more feast or the grand consumer discounts – although these things may make us happy… Thanksgiving is about the quality time shared with friends and family counting our blessings and being grateful for all in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins to Add to Your Thanksgiving Feast!

Healthy Chocolate Coconut Pumpkin Muffins Ingredients 1 cup Coconut Flour ½ cup Flax Meal (Optional: May use all Coconut Flour) ½ cup Oat Bran (Optional:  May use all Coconut Flour) 1 teaspoon Baking Powder ½ teaspoon Salt 2 tablespoons Pumpkin Pie … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday

How do you “navigate” Thanksgiving dinner with wellness in mind? Optimize what you can. What side dishes can you “tweak” to make healthier? Instead of a rich green bean casserole with heavy cream or butter, try brussel sprouts roasted with olive oil … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

Stop. Look. Be Grateful. We all need more “stop signs” in our lives. Time to relax and breath, self-reflect, and appreciate. 

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Monday Motivation

How will you be strong, physically, mentally, and emotionally, this week? What new goal (big or small) will you commit to this week? Each step is progress, a Win and Learn opportunity. Savor the journey.

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Therapy Thursday

4 Steps to a Deeper Gratitude Recognizing Try to recognize the small ways people show kindness to you.  If you are not certain about another person’s motivation give him/her the benefit of the doubt. More caring may come your way than you are aware! … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

A New Week… A Fresh Start! Give your body and mind periodic rest breaks throughout the week. Short 5 to 15 minute “Brain Breaks”: Professionally, step away from your computer, workstation, or client, Find a place, which brings you comfort and ease, … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

Make Gratitude a Habit! I am grateful for the Washington trails, and the peace and serenity of nature! 7 Habits to Become a More Grateful Person Send One Thank You Letter Each Week Write a thank you note to a friend … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

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Thankful Thursday

As we begin November, a time to be thankful and show appreciation, let’s set a Gratitude Goal. Write 3 to 5 items on a notepad that you a grateful for each day. The first memories that come to mind, big or … Continue reading

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