How to Achieve a Goal

I love to set goals.  Problem is, I lose motivation quickly.  I started this blog to write about topics I am interested in learning more about and sharing with others in the hopes to connect with like-minded people.  I started strong, but a vacation and a sickness got me out of my routine. And then…

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Curry Sweet Potato and Squash Soup

Curry soup has the flavors that remind me of fall and winter. Cooler temperatures and warmer clothes. But I was craving it even in the southern humid heat. So I made it and sat under a blanket in the comfort of our lovely air conditioner. It was delicious. I love the flavor combination of coconut…

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Ten Lessons from Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves has been a hot topic lately. He has been named the “Internet’s boyfriend”. Reeves has mostly stayed out of the public spotlight, choosing to live a quieter life than most celebrities. Yet, when he does pop up, he seems to be doing kind acts and basically being a total badass human being. So…

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Rachael Ray’s Honey Lime Salmon with a Warm Black Bean and Corn Salad

I have been making this recipe for years now. My family loves it. It is one of their favorite meals. It is found in Rachael Ray’s cookbook, 365: No Repeats. The salmon is grilled in a honey lime sauce. The salad is full of onions, bell peppers, garlic, spinach, cilantro, and lime. All the flavors…

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Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory Smoothie Recipe

In my last post, I wrote about my recent inflammation in my thumb. Today, I started a conscious effort to include many more anti-inflammatory foods to my daily diet in order to combat some of this inflammation. Even if I find it provides no change in my thumb, at least I will be healthier in…

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Let’s Be Friends

**If you don’t have time to read the post, please leave your blog address in the comments if you have one. I am looking for some interesting people to follow! Or comment on your favorite blogs! One of the main reasons I started this blog was to connect with new people. My other main reason…

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Anxiety, Ed Sheeran, and our Mental Health Culture

Just a few days ago, Ed Sheeran spoke out about his social anxiety. More celebrities are speaking up about their anxiety and depression and it is definitely helping break through some of the stigma surrounding mental health. But our society still has a long way to go to truly support and accept that mental health…

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5 Steps to Make a Habit Stick

It would take hours to list all the hobbies, goals, and plans I have made with really great intentions, only to find myself back to my old ways within a few months with nothing to show for all my good intentions. How is it that some people seem to stick to their plans to better…

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The Journey: Getting Stronger One Day at a Time

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. I have spent the last ten years trying to find myself. Who am I if I had no outside influences? What would I do if I didn’t fear judgement? What brings me joy? What am I truly passionate about? How do I become the best…

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