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Archive for November, 2013

Visualization exercises can propel you into a state of serenity, peace and equanimity — regardless of where you are! All you have to do is close your eyes, take a slow long breath from your belly and imagine a place that you love. It could be a beach, a mountain, a lake, or anywhere you feel completely relaxed. Now use your 5 senses to create the scene in your mind. If a distracting thought arises, just let it float away and return to your perfect place.

Enjoy your mini vacation without cashing in your air miles!

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In light of the upcoming hectic holiday season, read my poem from my book, “Use The Good Dishes’. The best gifts are from the heart.

GIFTS

 Said Grandma to her family, “Here’s what we really need.

Our home is overcrowded, no more stuff, I plead.

We’d love some homemade cookies, or dinner at your place,

Contribute to our charity, or wood for our fireplace.

To our beloved grandchildren, I’ll teach you how to sew.

We’ll read a book together, or watch a video.

We wouldn’t mind some tickets to a concert or a play,

A few stamps for letters, or tokens for the subway.

Grandpa’s socks are thinning; you know I hate to darn.

The dishtowels need replacing. I’d love some wool or yarn

To knit a scarf or sweater that reminds me of the snow

Lend a hand with the shovelling, we’d appreciate is so.

Help us plant bulbs, pull weeds, and cut the grass.

Kids, there’s milk and cookies, when you visit after class.

A long-distance phone card, some film or birdseed,

School photos for our wallets bring a smile, indeed.

A Sunday walk together, a bouquet of fresh flowers.

You can’t buy what we’d love most, a present of hours,

Just to spend time, to chat and have some tea,

Using our good dishes, for us it’s heavenly.

The things that really matter can’t fit in drawers or shelves,

Though we’re grateful for small gifts, the best ones

are yourselves!”

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Here is an informative website on getting and staying fit in 15 minute time periods.

http://fitin15.ca

Fitness can be broken up into smaller bouts of exercise and accumulated over the day.

 

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7 Rules Of Life

1. Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present.

2. What others think of you, is none of your business.

3. Time heals almost everything… give it time.

4. Don’t compare your life to others and don’t judge them. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

5. Stop thinking too much. It’s alright not to know all the answers.  They will come to you when you least expect it.

6. No one is in charge of your happiness, except you.

7. Smile. You don’t own all the problems in the world.

 

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