Author Archive: Evelyn Parham

Evelyn Parham started this site in 2010. She enjoys writing, reading, and dabbling in photography and video editing. Learn more about her here.

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I Do What Works for Me, Even If It Is Unpopular

July 20, 2015
I Do What Works for Me, Even If It Is Unpopular

  “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than be false, and to incur my own abhorrence. – Frederick Douglass Have you ever felt like breaking away from what the crowd was doing, but you did not have the courage to pull yourself away […]

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6 Tips to Handle Stress During Family Gatherings

July 2, 2015
6 Tips to Handle Stress During Family Gatherings

Families kick of the month of July by celebrating Independence Day with cookouts and these cookouts and gatherings happen almost every weekend.  July is also a popular month for family reunions, weddings and homecomings.  Family gatherings are stressful times for some of us, but they do not have to be.  Here are my six tips to […]

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I Really Want To Change, But I Am Not Ready

June 1, 2015
I Really Want To Change, But I Am Not Ready

You want to start exercising, but you never have the time to fit it into your daily schedule.  You want to make changes to your diet, but you never get around to actually making the changes.  I’m sure you have said or thought to yourself, “I really want to change, but I am not ready.” […]

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Women’s Health Month: 10 Steps to Live a Healthy Life

May 25, 2015

May is Women’s Health Month, a time for acknowledging women’s health and educating women on taking care of their own health. There are many ways that women can live healthy, but I will share with you ten steps that women can take to live a healthy life. There is also an infographic presented by Oscar that shows […]

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Thank You Everyone, It’s Official

May 6, 2015
Thank You Everyone, It’s Official

Dear Readers, I trust this letter finds you doing well.  Thank you for all of your support, kind words, words of encouragement, emails, blog comments, inspiration, and your cyber hugs and love. I am happy to announce that I have completed the Eating Psychology Coaching Certification program with the Institute for the Psychology of Eating.  […]

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Walk in Your Truth and Stay Authentic

April 24, 2015
Walk in Your Truth and Stay Authentic

While standing in my yard, I gazed at Susie’s yard and noticed the beautiful landscape.  Truth be told, my landscaping looks very good, but all the other yards in the neighborhood look like Susie’s and I feel out-of-place because my yard is not like any of the other yards in the neighborhood.  After thinking about […]

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Letting Go of What No Longer Serves You

April 17, 2015
Letting Go of What No Longer Serves You

We try to hold on to everything because we are afraid of letting go of what no longer serves us.  Why are we afraid of letting go? “You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are full of yesterday’s junk.” ~ Louise Smith Is it because we secretly believe that if we let go, […]

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