The Danger of Habits

“Habit is a vain and treacherous goddess. She lets nothing disrupt her rule.  She smothers one desire after another: the desire to travel, the desire for a better job or a new love.  She stops us from living as we would like, because habit prevents us from asking ourselves whether we continue to enjoy doing what we do.”  From the…

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GOALS NOT RESOLUTIONS!

So many have been trying to come up with New Year’s Resolutions.  Are you?  I don’t and don’t encourage them.  We make them only to feel a level of frustration … especially when it only last’s a few weeks. What I like to encourage is setting a goal or goals and doing a paradigm shift in thinking.  What would you…

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Adrenal Fatigue – What to Do?

Adrenal Fatigue is something you may or may not be able to determine you have without the guidance of a physician … and preferably a Find a Functional Medicine Practitioner. Your adrenal glands are located above your kidneys and produce hormones that control your immune system, regulate your metabolic system and help maintain your blood pressure.  They also secrete cortisol…

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Tips for organizing your garage

Organizing a Garage

The weather here in New England is still nice enough to do some outside and garage work.  I’m sure by now, the outside furniture, hoses, umbrellas, etc are finding their way into the basement or garage … or soon to be.  If they go into the garage, it’s a great time to be sure your garage is organized and able…

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Are You Dealing With Depression?

Depression is so prevalent in our society with many being on anti-depressants only to find that after a while they don’t seem to help.  I am not a big proponent of medications … especially as the first line of defense.  There are other steps I would take before I ventured down that path.  The first path would be looking at…

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What Memories Are Hindering Your Organizing Progress?

“Listen – what you are talking about are memories — just memories.  You have to put them in a shoebox and retire them.  One thing I’ve learned is that everyday is a new thing; a chance to start again.  Give life a chance.  Grab a hold of it now.” From the Walton’s Show I am such a lover of the…

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Music is Healing … Let’s Apply it to Your Stress!

Using Music for healing goes back thousands of years; back to the days of King Saul and David. King Saul was the first King of Israel because the people wanted a “human” leader. They didn’t just want to have God as their leader. So God gave them King Saul. David, a man after God’s heart, was his Armor Bearer and…

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Why I’ve Been Hired as a Photo Organizer!

This past weekend, I decided to dive into my own personal photos to do some organizing. I was recently given a number of boxes of photos from my parents. I actually thought I had all their photos but realized what I had were just the heritage photos and not the ones of our family growing up. So I decided to…

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Make it Homemade!

One of the things I learned to do early on in my wellness journey was to cook from scratch. Now mind you I did not grow up where we necessarily did that. My mom worked and my Polish Grandmother did the cooking. Except for a few dishes she was not a good cook. She could make her Pierogi or Polish…

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Children’s Important School Work

It’s really almost here … the First Day of School. Today is August 20th and many schools have started already. Are you ready? Or are you starting to feel overwhelmed by the routines, scheduled activities and the abundant of papers that will come into your home? Of course our children (and even parents) think all that paperwork is critically important…

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