Category Archives: Goals

All of It

I love the rain because it fulfills every fantasy I have as a writer. Well, maybe not every fantasy. It is, though, a magnetic mood setter to my space: a comfy un-ergonomically friendly position on the couch under my eggplant … Continue reading

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A Whole New View

Awesome photo by Stephen Edelman It’s that month where we think about resolutions and goals. Some people like to set them so they stay focused. It helps them feel like they’ve programmed an internal GPS to get them to their … Continue reading

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Attitudes toward Exercise: Are they Weight Relative?

In a January 8, 2014 article in the New York Times, reporter Gretchen Reynolds weighed in on a study which looked at overweight woman vs. lean women and their respective attitudes toward exercise. Admittedly, the study didn’t use a very big sample–just … Continue reading

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How Will I Serve?

This weekend, my husband and I attended a fundraiser for a place called Bella Vista Farms. Chic Miller, kissing one of her 640 animals there to the left, runs this sanctuary with her husband, Bob. Every second, every penny, every ounce … Continue reading

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Hobbies Keep Us Healthy

Imagine your city streets filled with hobby cars stretching back to the early 50s. That’s what it’s like on Hilltop Drive in Redding every April at Kool April Nites. Each year, I’m amazed at how much time and money people put … Continue reading

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Anxiety Nation

I love language and play these little language games that nobody knows about but me (and now you.) I tune into a certain word, let’s say “worry” for a whole 24 hour period. This signals to me where the collective … Continue reading

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What Scares You?

I’m reading Entering the Castle by Carolyn Myss. It’s part of the curriculum for a class I’m taking called “Foundations of Mysticism.” Most of my reading is done on the stairmaster (doesn’t everybody do that?), but Myss’s book is by no … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

Here’s the tag.   Eight people. Thirty Days. One Journey.To find life, they had to face death. Spoiler alert. Not everybody lives, but 5 out of 8 are able to reverse diseases like prostate cancer, Type II Diabetes, Parkinson’s, Depression, Alcoholism, … Continue reading

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Finishing Line Gorilla: The Walk, Part 2

Doesn’t he just make you smile, this one? This is the Finishing Line Gorilla which I was really happy to see after going 42 miles in two days, which was really supposed to be 39 miles, except I kind of … Continue reading

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Gym Freaks

I don’t know what the heck was going on this week, but my gym freak magnet was out-of-control powerful. You know, what I’m talking about, right? You’ll just be standing at the counter minding your own business, blowdrying your hair … Continue reading

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