Category: Tools

Excited about Exercise and B3

Learn the New Way I Exercise from Home and Boost my Immune System, I can’t tell you how excited I am about my bands. BFR has been around for ages but these are the only bands that are safe, waterproof, convenient and comfortable. I still have a long way to go but I am already feeling the benefits of using my B3 Bands. I … Read More Excited about Exercise and B3

My last, not final triathlon!

I ran my last triathlon almost two years ago. It was in the top 5 most challenging eras of my life. I had recently separated from my husband and requested no contact, so I could focus on getting the healing time I needed. My adult children were unhappy and barely talking to me. My youngest son was still in high school and really struggling. … Read More My last, not final triathlon!

EcoMeditation – Boosts Immunity, Reduces Stress and Anxiety

I will just start by saying I couldn’t think of a good picture for meditation. But pictures of my adorable puppy Ellie watching me create this blog makes me feel peace, joy, and blessed. I have been wanting to blog about meditation for quite a while and during a time like this, meditation becomes even more important. This meditation uses EcoMeditation to help calm … Read More EcoMeditation – Boosts Immunity, Reduces Stress and Anxiety

Finding joy during adversity through self esteem, self confidence and self efficacy.

As I look back on life and some of the painful things I endured, I have often wondered how it is possible that I could be as happy and thriving as I am now. Margaret Lynch, one of my mentors, helps explain this with three definitions of self. 1. Self-esteem which is the belief that one has value or self worth. 2. Self-confidence which … Read More Finding joy during adversity through self esteem, self confidence and self efficacy.

Learning Self Care

When I first started on this journey of growth and healing, people would say “you need to take care of yourself”. Honestly, I had little to no idea what that actually meant. At that time, my self care consisted of regular exercise, good nutrition, and getting my nails and hair done. The last two of these seemed indulgent and I would often feel guilty … Read More Learning Self Care

New Year, New Word, New Plan

I have always been a planner. I love to plan! But I had lost some of my optimism the last few years and planning has seemed more like a plea or desperate fight for survival rather than my usual fun activity. This year planning has been an all time new experience! So many variables in my life have changed. For the first time, in … Read More New Year, New Word, New Plan

Birthdays, Triggers, and Self Care

I celebrated my birthday last week. Birthdays have always been important to me. I don’t connect them to getting older or aging. For me, they are a celebration of life and our existence here on earth. Celebrating became even more important as each of my children were born and I experienced the euphoria of bringing a little life into the world, whom God entrusted … Read More Birthdays, Triggers, and Self Care