Feeling Good After I Completed My 3 Day Fast

Sometimes i just need to clear my mind. I think the song goes “Free your mind and the rest will follow” or did I make that up? 

 

 

It seems I’m always trying something new or going on a new adventure. This is an adventure I’ve been on before, but now it’s a bit different.

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Are you Sure you’re a Genuine Care Giver?

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What is it like being a caregiver when I was cared for so expertly? When I was a caregiver last month I realized – it’s really hard work! And it wasn’t that major big deal. I mean, my patient was mobile, just moving slowly and unable to lift heavy things.

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What Do You Think About Not Thinking?

As I prepared for the 1st day of school, I realized there was so much I wanted to share with my scholars. I am always too anxious & excited that whole first day!  I am unsure whether I’ll be able to answer all of their questions. Will I be clear? Will they enjoy the class? Will I have time to do all I want to do in class? Will they see psychology all around them? Yep, that last one’s my #1 goal! Read More

How Do You Know When to Chill?

When I start something new, I search for helpful information everywhere. Just as I was saying to myself, “Ok, I am going to try to stick to my Challenge for 30 days because the 60 days sounds like too much”, I found Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy You Program, which started this past Monday. (Day 24 for me.) Read More

Feeling Like I’m on Top of the World – NOT

It’s such a push-pull or approach-avoidance when you’re not feeling well and finally resign yourself to taking a self-care day.  I am usually moving so fast that I don’t take the time to rest. Today, however I need to stop and fight off this approaching cold.

 

This morning, after staying in bed for a couple of more hours I feel like I need to get up and do some work. But the pull is I am weak and tired. Too tired to perhaps get out but that is just the tiredness talking, right.

 

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Food for Thought

What we eat makes a difference! So today, let’s talk about food.

We know we can feel better when we eat the right food. 🥕🥗 We can heal with food. 🥙🍊🍎 We use it for celebrations 🎂 and sometimes we think we need food for comfort.🍕🍟

The real talk is, if we know what we should eat, why don’t we eat it?

What Counts?
What you choose. Here’s a look at one way of eating.

Vegan – Vegans to follow on Instagram

Mediterranean Mediterranean Diet here

Here’s more food for thought: Know Yourself song

Dr. Harriette

 

What’s It All About, Alfie? This moment or more!

“What do you see when you look in the mirror?” A few days after surgery, most women answer, “Scars!” However, two years later, the responses are “A pretty lady,” “A woman who know what she wants.”

A Positive Body Image
How can you continue to maintain a positive body image after you’ve had a lumpectomy/mastectomy and/or reconstructive surgery?
The women in my research study talked about it beginning with persistence through: surgeries, medical interventions, depression, and neuropathy. This movement toward a positive body image after breast cancer includes cognitive and emotional aspects, as well, such as, how your family and friends treat you, your faith, and how you feel about yourself.
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