Finding the “Why” of Life as the Path to Wellness

Finding the "Why" of Life as the Path to Wellness Do you ever ask yourself - Why? Our busy lives leave little time for quiet reflection. If we do allow ourselves to sit back and look at the “big picture” of our lives, we may connect with a deeply-seated inner part of our selves that is the [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:38+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

The Space Between Us – Intimacy and Wellness

  Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.” ≈ Harriet Goldhor Lerner   We are hardwired to connect. We need each other in order to survive. Even those of us who are introverts [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:40+00:00 July 11th, 2015|Emotions, Family, Relationships, Wellness|0 Comments

Nominated for the Liebster Blog Award!

I have been writing a blog series that is taking “a spin on the wellness wheel.” Each week I have devoted a posting to one of the dimensions of wellness. I have not finished the series – however I am going to take a brief detour this week because of a special event. I will [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:42+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Friendships, Personal Life|6 Comments

How You Talk to Yourself | Self-Communication | Wellness Inventory

We all have ongoing dialogues with ourselves – all the time, all day long. Most often we do it without even realizing that we are doing it. What is the tone that you use with yourself? Are you your own “BFF” and are kind, encouraging and loving with yourself? Or are you harsh, critical and [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:44+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

How You Communicate | Communication for Connection | Wellness Inventory

  Communication involves the organization of feeling and thinking energies and transforming them into messages. It is a key component of the wellness inventory. Communicating is an energy output that allows us to share our internal experiences of reality with others. And I know that's a really deep thought - so just take a second [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:46+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Life, Relationships, Wellness|0 Comments

Work and Play Balance to Achieve Wellness

You’ve heard the proverb “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Maybe the proverb should be rewritten “All work and no play makes Jack an unhealthy boy.” And – yes – we have all heard the importance of life work balance. The key word in that concept is balance. Achieving a level [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:47+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

Mind Over Matter | Don’t Worry Be Happy | Wellness Inventory

  "Thinking creates our internal experience of reality." In other words, with our thoughts we shape our reality. We perceive the world (i.e. the man is in a wheelchair) but we make sense of it with our thoughts (i.e. the man is unable to walk.) Our thoughts is how we bring meaning to what we [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:48+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|0 Comments

How Does It Feel | Wellness Inventory

Did you get up on the wrong side of the bed?  Years ago that expression meant that the person was grouchy, irritable or in a bad mood. People can tell if you are in a bad mood. We communicate our emotions to others and they are able to tell what kind of a mood we're [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:50+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Emotions, Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|8 Comments

Movement & Posture | Exercise is an Anti-Depressent | Wellness Inventory

  Movement & Posture | Exercise is an Anti-Depressant | Wellness Inventory When we see a baby take its first steps we realize the power that movement has in our lives. Moving is one of the ways in which we can exert our will on our environment – if we see a stinging insect, feel [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:51+00:00 May 25th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|9 Comments

Eating and Your Relationship to Food

Eating and Your Relationship to Food Few issues in our lives represent a more complicate relationship than our relationship to food. We have to eat in order to survive. Eating is one of the energy inputs and as the old saying goes “You are What you Eat.” All we have to do is walk down [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:28:56+00:00 May 18th, 2015|Emotions, Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|1 Comment