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Art Therapy is Real

Have you ever been so focused on something you didn’t notice your surroundings?  For example, you didn’t know it was suddenly raining outside or that it was 3 hours past your usual mealtime, or that someone was talking to you? I recently had a total knee replacement and if any of you have had this, […]

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Gardening: Exercising Optimism

The renowned garden photographer Marina Schinz once wrote, “Gardening is an exercise in optimism.  Sometimes, it is a triumph of hope over experience.” Living in North Dakota, we may have an edge in this optimism and hope due to our long winters and cravings for spring.  We continue to exercise caution even when the weather warms […]

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Polish Coffeecake – Taking Mindful Eating to a New Level

What better surprise could there be on a cold winter day than a a package from my twin sister, Barbara!  Inside was a small piece of our childhood food, a family tradition, a beloved dessert…. a slice of Polish coffeecake!  No note, but knowing my twin well, she simply wanted to share. Yes, I poured […]

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Physical Activity is Not Always Easy…

Having played sports most of my life, I like to encourage others to give any game a try. When people say they are “uncoordinated” I question that – I tend to believe that with patient instruction and time, learning a new skill is within reach.  This comes from my own experience teaching and coaching sports.  Even when I taught the […]

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How to Be Successful with New Year’s Resolutions

Are you one to make New Year’s Resolutions?  January 1st has that “clean slate” feel to it, so why not?  Depending on how resolutions are made, people can be successful if goals are planned well and they have a good support system in place. In 2015, these were the Top Ten New Year’s Resolutions: TOP […]

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