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Spa Date for Yourself

#Recess #PlayDateIdeas #SelfLove

5 #Recess Ideas for Self-Dates! It wasn’t until I read the book, The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron that I truly embraced self-dates.  And to tell you the honest truth, the first one stunk.  It was supposed to be for 2 hours and I don’t know why, but I...

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Landfill and Garbage

Random Thoughts on Taking Out the Trash

Taking Out the Trash For Real This Time… I don’t know how many of you are Mac Users (I’m a Mac, not a PC), but there is a little to-do item that I sometimes forget about.  It’s very important to do, especially on my laptop where I do all...

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Woman Working

The Boring Bliss of Routine

Is your routine answer “Life is busy.”?  It’s the unmistakably counted on answer when you ask someone the dreaded socially correct question now known as a greeting in our fair culture of “How are you?”.  Is  your response different?  A “fine, how are you?” perhaps?  I’m just as guilty...

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Fail Rubber Stamp

“The Big Fat Fail” – My Stab at Poetry

Poetry can be inspiring, motivating, heart-wrenching, powerful, but it always inflicts emotion.  It can pull at my heartstrings or just make me laugh.  Writing poetry is a hobby for me and I have decided to keep a notebook in my backpack just for this purpose.  While sitting at the...

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The Art of Holiatry Triangle Explained

The Art of Holiatry (hoh lee a tree)

  The Art of Holiatry (pronounced “hoh lee a tree”) or holism or wholism engenders the case of the ENTIRE patient from all aspects including social, psychological, and physical.  Basically, our insides, our outsides, and then how our little person that we created (us) shows up in the world....

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Student 4 Life

Student 4 Life

One of the things I talk about pretty often is not believing in Happy Endings.  While you may be aghast at the thought…let me shed some light on my thinking and why I’ve chosen to be a Student 4 Life. I don’t believe in happy endings. First, fairytale happy...

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Accountability

Goal Posts 4 of 4 -Accountability

Accountability Hello, Lemonader’s!   This is the last post of my Goal Post Series and I am grateful you have taken this journey with me!  I’ve liked having a theme for the month.  Do you?  If so, let me know in the comments so I can plan more themed parties for...

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Bite Size Chunks

Goal Posts 3 of 4 – Bite Size Chunks

Bite Size Chunks Now that you’ve Dreamed Big and had some time to Reflect, it’s time to set your actual goals by breaking them down into Bite Size Chunks.  This year I decided I wanted to make my goals more fun instead of stodgy.  I changed my goal title...

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Reflection

Goal Posts 2 of 4 – Reflection

Reflection One of the funnest things I did before actually writing my goals down was reflect on my past years of goal-setting.  I have been printing out and posting my yearly goals on my bulletin board since 2010.  I kept them in a tidy little file folder tucked away...

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Goal Setting

Goal Posts 1 of 4 – Dream Big

  Dream Big What does it take to be focused on setting goals or what I have termed “Promises”?  This year I decided to shake things up a bit and use different description words and generally make my goals a lot more FUN!  I wanted to use my creativity...

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3 Foolproof Ways to Eating Healthy by Samantha Russell

3 foolproof ways to make healthy eating really work for you by: Samantha Russell with LiveTheWhole.com Healthy eating is hard to stick to. Sometimes it feels like the whole world is against you, with birthday parties, food-centered holidays, and potluck parties every second weekend. I recently did a bunch...

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Ms Penelope Pickwick’s Books 2017 – What Books are on your bookshelf?

I am a New Year’s Resolutions kind of gal.  I am that crazy, somewhat OCD person that makes a goal list every year and does her best to get ‘er done.  At the beginning of 2017 I realized that my goal sheet needed some sprucing up…it was BORING!  I...

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