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Let’s Call Fat Shaming What It Is…Bullying

By Karen | January 15, 2020 |

In this video, late night talk show host James Corden responds to a bit that another late night talk show host Bill Maher did about the supposed “value” of fat shaming. Maher’s position is that overweight and obese people should be called out for the size of their bodies. Really??? And when has that ever been…

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Lose Weight and Save Your Brain

By Karen | January 14, 2020 |

What does your weight have to do it your brain? Well, as your weight increases the size of your brain decreases. WOW! Did you know that? I didn’t. Your ability to reason, pay attention and your memory decreases as your weight goes up. So the higher your weight goes, the smaller your brain becomes. Why Is…

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Exercise – The Prescription You Don’t Need From the Doctor

By Karen | January 13, 2020 |

Please…no hate mail if you’ve been told by your doctor not to exercise. This post is for people who are medically cleared to exercise and physically able to do so. If you’ve been reading my blog for a few months, you know that I have been on a fitness journey of my own. Since the…

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A Little Wayne Dyer Inspiration For a Beautiful Day (and a few others thrown in)

By Karen | January 12, 2020 |

            I read a lot of inspirational literature from various people considered “new age” thinkers. That’s code for “woo woo” or “fluff”. I don’t care because it makes me look at things from a more positive perspective and has changed my view of  life and the world. One of my…

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The Joy of a Spring Day in January

By Karen | January 11, 2020 |

There is nothing better than to be able to walk around in a short-sleeved T-shirt in January, in the northeast of the United States. Today was one of those days. We were expecting it to rain all day, which never happened during the daylight hours. I was able to take a two mile walk with…

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The Power of a Morning Routine

By Karen | January 10, 2020 |

What do you do when you first wake up in the morning? Do you mindlessly get up, use the bathroom, make the coffee and turn on the news? Do you lie in bed until the very last minute after hitting the snooze button over and over, only to have to rush around to be out…

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Here’s a Top 10 List For You

By Karen | January 9, 2020 |

You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting a ‘Top 10’ list on social media these days. Everyone has a list of things to share. And here is another one. I think this list will actually be helpful if you pay attention to it. Drinking water is one of the easiest and cheapest ways you…

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What Is Your Spiritual Practice?

By Karen | January 8, 2020 |

Have you ever heard that we are all spiritual beings having a human experience? I believe that. I think this plane is just a stop a long the way to something much greater than what we have here. Whether you believe that or not, you could still have a spiritual practice. The best part is,…

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