Tag Archives: health

Rest and Relaxation

I bought a hammock! It’s obvious that rest and relaxation are important to our wellbeing. But there is a big difference between “rest” and “relaxation” – something I’ve only just recently understood myself. Relaxation is a state of resting,  but…


The Little Things

Love and Life are found in the little things. I had a conversation with my mentor recently in which we discussed the meaning of Life. As we were talking, I came up with an image, of sorts, to represent what…


Remembering to Listen: an unexpected lesson

Recently, I was in Florida for a family wedding over a long weekend. It was fantastic! But that’s not why I’m writing. I’m writing because I was reminded of something very important during my trip, and I wanted to share…


Feeling Stressed?

Stress can be like wind on the surface of water: temporary, changing, and totally outside of our control. We often feel stressed and anxious because of circumstances in our life that we cannot control or influence. (Usually, actually, we think…


Living Optimally

So – it’s been a week, and what a week it’s been. Yours truly has been knocked down by the flu. Not sure whether it was just the common flu or the H1N1 strain – but whatever it was, it…