I do my grocery shopping every two weeks and I usually have to make 2 trips to carry all the grocery bags from the car to my townhouse. This involves walking up quite a few stairs to get to my front door. On one of these grocery days, I didn't feel up to making the … Continue reading All Fall Down!
There is a Buddhist tenet that asks us to be aware of how rare it is to find ourselves in human form on Earth. This is a really beautiful view of life that gives us the chance to feel enormous appreciation for the fact that we are here as individual spirits filled with consciousness, doing … Continue reading There is Only NOW
Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals! I didn't weight myself AT ALL this week due to Halloween festivities! We had a huge family dinner last Saturday with … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – No Scale For Me This Week!
When life changes unexpectedly, as it has this year, it’s easy to lose touch with yourself and, worse, fall out of love with who you are. 2020 has proven to be one of the most challenging years that many people have experienced in their lifetime. You may have found yourself caught up in the dreariness … Continue reading Love Yourself: Find the Best Version of Yourself During a Pandemic
Hello everybody! I must confess that I haven't actually lost any weight this week, but the good news is that I haven't put any on either! So that's a good thing. Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Money-saving Freezer Meals!
I grew up with the kind of religious belief that almost everything I thought, said or did was a sin, and that everything that went wrong in my life was a punishment for all the things I thought, said or did. I was so afraid of being punished for doing the 'wrong' thing, that I … Continue reading Is Fear Paralyzing You?
Why Should Everyone Have a Meal Plan? Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals! Last week I lost another 2 lbs despite the huge Thanksgiving dinner. We've been … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Pasta!
Everything we've experienced in our life so far, has given us the strength to separate from what no longer serves us. The past can hold treasured memories, but thinking about it isn't helpful when it's not positive, especially when it keeps us chained to the past. Because repetitive thinking about upsetting past events can intensify … Continue reading Letting Go of the Past and Set Yourself Free
Hello everyone. Well, I'm relived and delighted to say that the small changes made to our snacking habits has worked! I haven't had a sugar craving since my last post two week ago! You can't believe how grateful I am for that. And I've lost another 3 lbs! To be quite honest, I'm not a … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – No More Sugar Cravings!
Hello there. It's clean-up week around here. Even though I clean my house every day, I couldn't believe how the dust and grime had accumulated, especially in the dining-room and kitchen! Everybody in my house hides when I start to organize/declutter because they think I'm either going to rope them in to helping, or declutter … Continue reading Decluttering and Organizing – Pantry & Bathroom. And some Mantle Love