November, 2014

10 Reasons for Giving Thanks | Week 4

10 Reasons for Giving Thanks | Week 4

This is the final post in a 4-week series of reasons for giving thanks. If you missed any posts in this series, here are the links below: Week 3 Week 2 Week 1 The final 3 reasons for giving thanks are the most important in my life.

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10 Tips for Enjoying Holidays without Stressing | Food and Weight Gain

10 Tips for Enjoying Holidays without Stressing | Food and Weight Gain

The holiday season is the time of the year when some of us gain weight. The reason for weight gain during the holiday season is found in all the foods that we have in celebration of the season. Some of us stress about the food and already know that weight gain is inevitable. What if […]

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10 Reasons for Giving Thanks | Week 3

10 Reasons for Giving Thanks | Week 3

This is week three of giving thanks. You can view weeks one and two here: Week 1 Week 2 Having a spirit of gratitude is good for us (mind body and spirit). It makes us feel good and it helps us focus on the blessings that we do have while focusing less on what we […]

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10 Reasons for Giving Thanks | Week 2

10 Reasons for Giving Thanks | Week 2

It is the season to express gratitude and give thanks. I really want to make it a practice to express gratitude everyday and not just during a time when it is a common thing to do. Continuing where I left off last week. If you don’t know what this series is about, check out the […]

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The Real Meaning of Life | Choices and Illusions

The Real Meaning of Life | Choices and Illusions

The Real Meaning in Life Excerpted from Choices and Illusions by Eldon Taylor   Years ago a young woman came to me for help. To maintain confidentiality, I will invent a name for her. I’ll call her Mary. This young woman in her late thirties had a history of self-mutilation and suicidal behavior. She came […]

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10 Reasons for Giving Thanks (Series – Week 1)

10 Reasons for Giving Thanks (Series – Week 1)

Today is the first week for Giving Thanks series. The idea to do a post like this comes from Lori of Special Connection Homeschool Blog. Lori and I both homeschool our daughters who have Down syndrome and I have learned a lot from her. Even though I don’t usually post articles like this, but today […]

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Is There Anything I Can Eat That Doesn’t Get A Bum Rap?

Is There Anything I Can Eat That Doesn’t Get A Bum Rap?

The answer to the opening headline question is no. These days there is so much conflicting information about what foods we should eat versus those that we should avoid. With all this information out here, it’s a wonder anyone knows what to eat. Life was simpler when my father and great grandparents raised their own […]

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