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July 4, 2018

I'm sharing this very interesting article written by Gary Heiting, OD who specialises in eye health and eye education. As I'm at that age where my eye sight is in the "in between" stage. It's frustrating to say the least. However, I appreciate Mr. Heiting's suggestions...

June 28, 2018

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life. And see if I could not learn what it had to teach and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." —Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Although published in 1854,...

June 13, 2018

Don’t look back, you’re not going that way!

It’s time to leave the past in the past, no matter where you were, who you were, what you
were doing – that was you then, and you are becoming a completely new you, now! 
Focusing on the past is not the way forward. You don’t...

May 23, 2018

A large meal before bed, too much on your mind, or a crying baby that keeps you awake all night: sometimes results in less sleep than needed. In the morning we feel wiped out and the thought of a day full of work, meetings, and errands makes us feel overwhelmed. Here a...

May 16, 2018

Once upon a time, calories bore the brunt of dieters' ire. Would-be weight watchers meticulously crunched numbers on nutrition labels, and brands made major bucks shilling snacks made of little more than artificial sweeteners and air.

Then, as the world learned mor...

May 10, 2018

There are many times in life where we have the opportunity to face a fear and we either choose to retreat or plunge forward. I know for myself I grow as a person when I face my fear and move through to the other side. All the things that I imagined would happen - didn’...

May 2, 2018

It’s Time to Bring Back Gardening!

One of my most satisfying and rewarding passions is to grow things - fruit, veggies, flowers, herbs, plants of all kinds. No matter what size of space I've had over the years, I've managed to find room for a compost bin, hanging basket...

April 25, 2018

Spring has arrived! For those who suffer from springtime allergies you may have found that they start earlier each year and last longer.  Scientists say that due to the higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere allergenic pollen is more potent, while warmer tem...

April 19, 2018

Good nutrition not only affects our physical well being, but our mental health as well. Have you ever felt inspired or overly optimistic after consuming a healthy meal? Or have you felt sluggish and tired after indulging in junk food? Several new studies confirm these...

April 11, 2018

Below are steps that I’ve taken to remove refined sugar from my daily diet. Even though I've not been a sugar fan, I did enjoy good quality chocolate. It took having migraine headaches that lasted an average 3 to 4 days before I began to pay close attention to what I a...

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