We’re Back!

What a blessing for the hubby and I to get away and celebrate five years of the ministry of marriage to each other. Here is the comparison picture as promised! Sorry for the crazy lighting! They had all these different colored lights on the tree… and… they got a WAY bigger tree! This vacation was … More We’re Back!

Theme Thursday: Celebrating… See You Soon!

Part of your health and well-being includes: Taking breaks from reality Celebrating meaningful milestones Experiencing new things Broadening your horizons Spending quality time with loved ones Unplugging from society Being outdoors And all of these things just happen to be in alignment with the cruise that my husband and I will be taking soon and … More Theme Thursday: Celebrating… See You Soon!

Family Friday: Traditions – Accommodating, Letting Go, Creating New

Traditions… depending on what is presently going on in your life, this is either a warm fuzzy feeling word… or a very painful one. Maybe both?? Traditions are fun and meaningful things to create with our loved ones, but when it comes to those traditions being changed, altered, or tossed out, there tends to be … More Family Friday: Traditions – Accommodating, Letting Go, Creating New

Workout Wednesday: How I Handle Cold Weather

I seem to be on a cold weather kick lately when it comes to posting! Funny though… because we are supposed to be having “Well Above Normal” temperature this year! Regardless of this fact, the reality is that temperatures are still uncomfortable and un-motivating when it comes to getting out and working out. I am … More Workout Wednesday: How I Handle Cold Weather

Mental Health Monday: Seasonal Affective Disorder… Is it Legit?

Last Thursday, I discussed the “Winter Downward Spiral.” This is something that is completely logical and understandable as we face colder temperatures and we are inconvenienced and uncomfortable. But… can this downward spiral… these winter woes… winter blues… cold weather funks… become more serious? When the winter blues become clinically significant, it is considered to … More Mental Health Monday: Seasonal Affective Disorder… Is it Legit?

Theme Thursday: Downward Winter Wellness Spiral

It is amazing how much we can allow the weather control our behavior. Some things are inevitable, like wearing coats, scraping car windows, shoveling, leaving earlier for work, and shivering! But there are other things we tend toward that are volutary… Complaining, eat fatty foods, snuggling up more, staying indoors, less time being active, sulking, … More Theme Thursday: Downward Winter Wellness Spiral