A Word to Live By

A friend of mine introduced me to the concept of choosing a word to live by for the year. She shared how after much thought and prayer, the word “simplify” was laid on her heart last year, so she opened her heart to what “simplifying” would bring to her life. I began to notice she would reference the word often as she made decisions throughout her week. I loved it.

I am not a big goal setter or someone who sets New Year’s resolutions, but I’d like to live more intentionally. Meaning that I don’t want to miss out on life as life goes by, but to live in it more fully, more open, more present. {read more}

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A New Year and No Diets!

New Years Resolutions. We either believe in them and get serious or we laugh them off. Most of us will choose weight loss. The gyms will be flooded for the next couple of months until most of us give up. We’ll go stock up our fridges with all the right stuff and we’ll read new diet books. We’ll start up calorie counting apps and refill our water bottles. But it never seems to last, does it?

do these sweatpants make me look fat?

So what if we looked at it differently this time? What if we stay away from diets. What if we don’t count calories. What if we say yes to carbs and don’t pass up the glass of wine? {read more}

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