Dec

07

JOY TO THE WORLD

I haven’t been this excited in a long time. My new project – Joy to the World! – starts today. My December self-care is performing as many acts of kindness as I can! Acts of Kindness are miraculous. They can turn your day around, and give you such a surge of love that your heart […]

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May

12

The WFL Step 8: Focus on Your Strengths

The takeaway: Use your strengths to guide you through change, relieving obstacles and becoming your own best friend in your quest for better health and a more joyful life! Actions: Make a list of all the things you are good at. It can have any focus – things you like about your body, a gratitude list of […]

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Dec

08

December Sanity Retreat

I’m sitting here listening to the Nutcracker Suite, since it is the start of December. And I can’t help think of “Trepak” as a metaphor for the holiday season – lots of fun but a total whirlwind, leaving you dizzy and exhausted at the end. I’m so thankful to be part of the December Sanity […]

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Oct

16

When Life Gives You Reduced Fat Coconut…

When life hands you reduced-fat coconut,  first allow yourself a moment of what the WHAT?! Just like low-fat dairy, bake sales for diabetes (true story, my brother witnessed one), and bagel heads, [warning: there are pictures of people post-surgery, not pictures of bagels!] it’s ok to take a moment and express utter perplexion at WHY […]

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Aug

27

14 Reminders for When You Are Overwhelmed

Part of the Food for Thought series: I wrote this to myself a week or two ago during some sleepless, technically-over-my-head filled nights. I frantically was searching for it yesterday to type up, and I started to criticize myself for not having my documents in better order and the need to get a better, more […]

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Jun

12

What’s in a bucket?

Something a little different this week. When I write Green Tips, I try to take examples from what I am doing in my life in real time. Nothing was flowing smoothly for this post, so I decided to pay attention to the unusual amount of buckets in my life. First Joy & Tracy over at […]

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Mar

01

Time to Celebrate…I need your help!

It’s March 1st, in Japan anyway, which means that it is time to officially kick-off my goals for this year. It is a list I’ve made to celebrate my quarter century on this Earth and all the things I want to do to make it better and improve myself. I was inspired last year by […]

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