#9 It’s Not About the Illness

  More than one million people in America get cancer each year and for more than sixty-five years, the American Cancer Society has been finding answers that save lives- from changes in lifestyle to new approaches in therapies to improving cancer patient’s quality-of-life (cancer.org).  What we know now and what I’ve been told by my doctors many times over is, that it’s all about the attitude. “It’s...

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#8 Habits to Live By

  The following is a list of bad habits that were created by Dr. Oz, and he says these bad habits will take years off our lives if we don’t start paying attention.  He calls them 7 Deadly Sins. Some bad habits I had, many I did not, and the replacement habits that he offers are now all a part of my daily practice.  With the...

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#7 Dates with Yourself

I’m a teacher. I teach middle school all week long and typically, two weekends out of the month, I teach graduate courses to teachers on Friday nights, all day Saturday and all day Sunday.  I LOVE it!  I’m often asked how I do it. How can I work all week long and then continue on throughout the weekends? Truth be told, there’s no place I’d rather...

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#6 Don’t Limit Yourself

    Around this time of year, I really enjoy going to the movies to see films that are nominated for Best Picture for the upcoming Academy Awards. What makes it so much fun for me is that I particularly enjoy going alone. There’s no reason behind it. I just really enjoy time to myself. Last year I went so far as to revel in two movies...

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#5 One Powerful Word

    A teacher friend of mine shared this fabulous idea with me a few years ago. It was to be her lesson plan for when the kids returned to school after the holiday break.  It is the creation of Sandra from the Always Well Within website. My friend Danielle intended to help her students kick-start their new year off with a clear vision, purpose, and positive mindset.  They met...

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error: You deserve to be well. You deserve to be whole.