I’ve taken belly dance lessons off and on (WAY more off than on) for a number of years. Finally, six weeks ago I auditioned for a belly dance troupe and made it! Our debut performance was last night. I lost 15 pounds for this performance but I wish it could have been a lot more. So exposing Continue reading “Belly Dance Confessions”
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My doctor said something weird the other day. He told me to eat more real food. I thought it was strange because, you know, it’s not like I’m five years old and eating imaginary cookies. I told him I do eat real Continue reading “Making Peace With Your Cravings”
I’m all for creating and pursuing grand visions for our lives. But sometimes focusing too much on the big picture can feel overwhelming. Sometimes, we’re better off starting small and letting each small success give us the confidence Continue reading “Want to Transform Your Life? Start with One of These 15 Mini-Changes”
I think I’ve finally come up with a surefire way to actually follow through with the New Year’s resolutions I make this year. Best yet, I’m going to share my secret with you. In fact, by following my instructions, you, too, can wow your friends in April by Continue reading “The Secret to Foolproof New Year’s Resolutions”
They say a journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. I say it starts with a trip to the bathroom. Or maybe a visit to the ATM.
The other thing that can launch a journey of that magnitude is an epiphany.
I had that kind of moment recently. I was sitting at my desk with a computer mouse in one hand and a box of Lucky Charms in Continue reading “Hungry for Change? Hope for Emotional Eating”
If you ask me, the Olympics should recognize moisturizer application as a winter sport and allow women to compete internationally. I just can’t decide whether the competition should be based on speed or results. Should the gold go to the woman who can apply the most lotion in the least amount of time, or the woman Continue reading “Cold Weather Sports of Another Kind”
December is here, which means it’s time for familiar holiday traditions—like “stress” and “guilt.”
However, if the holiday season really was stress-and-guilt-free, my guess is that mid-January we’d find ourselves asking, “Did we even celebrate Christmas?”
Of course, it’s possible everything would feel more normal as soon as we got our credit card bill in the mail or discovered Continue reading “It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Christmas”
Christmas shopping can be stressful because it requires finding The Perfect Gift for roughly four dozen family members, intimate friends, business associates, acquaintances and near strangers, not to mention the couple who sends you a fruitcake every year despite the fact that you have no earthly idea where you met Continue reading “Searching for the Perfect Gift this Holiday Season?”