Goals Not Resolutions

I dislike New Year’s resolutions. How many times have you made a resolution that ended in a fiery disaster? It is not your fault. Resolutions are a form of “cultural procrastination,” according to Timothy Pychyl a professor of psychology at Carleton University in Canada. Humans assume willpower is a character trait that you’re either bornContinue reading “Goals Not Resolutions”

Nothing Tastes That Good

Why even one bit of that forbidden thing is never worth it. I hear or rather read in support groups and in weight loss articles about how one bit of, let’s say mile-high chocolate pie, is worth it. For, me a recovering food addict, one bite of that thing I have sworn off will justContinue reading “Nothing Tastes That Good”

Life is Not Always Nice

Photo by Ryan Franco on Unsplash I am so over the whining. Everywhere I go humans are complaining. Oh, poor me. Life isn’t fair. They are lamenting about jobs, family issues, politics, climate, food prices…on and on….negativity is spreading among us like wildfire on a dry hot California mountain. Passing from one person to the next.Continue reading “Life is Not Always Nice”

2019, The Year of Simple

We have all heard the buzz words that have made their way into trendy living. Words like downsizing, natural living, green living and personal favorite, minimalist lifestyle. I took a look at the reasons behind the popularity of these ideas about lifestyle. The common thread is to live with less equals living with less stress.Continue reading “2019, The Year of Simple”

How to Get Rid of Anxiety

It’s easy. Really it is easy. I know, because I did it. I got rid of all my anxiety and most of my overthinking in a little less than a year. It is a work in progress. First I am no doctor. I don’t even pretend to have all the answers. I can tell youContinue reading “How to Get Rid of Anxiety”

Selfishness is Killing Us

I am a big advocate for unconditional love. I don’t care what you think about someone’s race, religion, economic status or politics. We, as a human race could end all the poverty and strife in the world if all look past what makes us different and look in to the soul of people. I know,Continue reading “Selfishness is Killing Us”