Is Multitasking Really Efficient?

Huffington Post reviews the efficiencies (or lack of) multitasking. Read here about this much talked about business and home reference. I have always disagreed with the idea that multitasking is a positive attribute.  Here is why ~ communication suffers, and feelings get hurt.  I know mine do when I’m with someone who, for example, answers their phone…

The Power of Meditation

Stress, life and the demands you face on a day-to-day basis can wear you down. There is a way to relieve the pressures of life, and it is a healthy daily practice called ~ Meditation. Read here about the rewards of meditation. Start small and begin with five minutes a day, then increase your time and…

The New Way to Live

Are you looking for a new way to live?  A way to make a change that lasts?  Larry Crabb, in his book, The Pressure’s Off [Breaking Free From Rules and Performance], talks about a New Way of living. He says, “We’re transformed by renewing our minds, not our circumstances; we’re changed not by rearranging blessings…

More Thanksgiving Traditions

More holiday tradition ideas from Family Works. The benefits abound when you reach out, both externally and internally.  Read here how your health will benefit from giving. During Thanksgiving week my mom and dad would box up items for a Thanksgiving meal (turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, bread, etc). As a family, we would deliver…

Practical Ideas for Building Season Traditions

Being healthy goes beyond what we eat, drink; or the exercise we get.  We do need to work on these things, but did you know that your emotions, your belief system, and how you handle life directly impact your body?  Studies prove over and over again that life’s events can take a toll on your…

Benefits of Friends

There is nothing like the benefit of having a trusted friend to talk with.  Read about how friends can help you live a long and healthier life.  Be grateful for those trusted and loving friends.

Faith, Hope and Healing

Can you believe it!  The end of Summer is fast approaching.  Before it’s gone take some time to renew/refresh your faith.  Did you know . . . studies have found a direct link between your faith and your health?  Find hope in your faith and the healing in the process. Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is…

Health and The Risk to Bloom

And then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk to bloom – Anias Nin How can you look at these blooms and not feel good on so many levels? You have health goals that you have created for yourself, but something is getting in…

Positive Thinking and Your Health – Where to Start?

Can you choose to be positive?  Absolutely!  It is not the circumstances that define us, but how we choose to react to them.  So, yes, you can choose to improve your health and change your behavior to make it happen through positive thinking (and lots of prayer).  Where to start? Amway co-founder Rich DeVos agrees…