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Creating Wellness in Your Life

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am voracious reader, typically reading three books at any given time.  I just finished wonderful book that inspired me so much that I have decided to include excerpts on my blog. Ten Ideas for Creating Wellness in Your Life (Excerpt from “Am I Being Kind”, by Michael J.…

Back Mouse? NO…, you DON’T hire a exterminator to treat this.

    Do you suffer from lumps in low back and on top of the hip?  For more information, view this video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ow3uwRdSg0 Treatment of the Back Mouse To treat back mouse, iliac pain crest syndrome, or episacral lipomas, I adhere to following treatment protocol: Do not apply deep direct pressure.  This may aggravate the…

Altruism

  I find the subject of altruism to be very interesting.  Altruism means different things to different people/animals. Check out the dictionary definition and then psychology’s definition. Altruism: 1)  unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others 2) behavior by an animal that is not beneficial to or may be harmful to itself…

There’s No Place Like Home….

Home is where you are feel at home and are treated well.  ~ Dalai Lama Home doesn’t necessarily have to be the place you reside.  It could be a friend’s home, a destination you like to visit, an experience, a restaurant, a spa, or a vacation rental. For me, the places I call home go…

Last Will and Testament for Happiness?

As I approach the half century mark next year, I think more and more about mortality, among other things…. While in Monterey recently, looking for treasures at an antique store, I stumbled upon a framed copy of Williston Fish. “A Last Will.” Harper’s Weekly, New York, September 3, 1898.   Please take the time to read…

SMILE …..

What’s in a smile?  A simple smile can turn someone’s world around.  If you don’t believe me… try it.  So, why don’t people I encounter smile more?  On the bike trail, cyclists smile… runners, not so much.  I guess that’s why I never got into running – it doesn’t look like runners are having very…

Cultivating Awareness

Are we drawn to certain things for a reason? I absolutely believe so. How is that the new perfume that I picked out, wear this year, LOVE, and get many compliments on just happens to be called: La Vie Est Belle (Life is Beautiful) a new Lancome fragrance??? Coincidence?  The concept of this fragrance is…

Skyros, Greece 2013

Skyros is the largest island in the Sporades group of islands.  The northern half of the island has small bays, rolling farmland and pine forests, while the southern half has arid hills and rocky shoreline. There were many stray cats on the island.  We saw the most adorable stray Momma cat with three kittens upon…