Tag Archives: stress

Future Challenge – Beating the Blues

Challenge #23 Into each life a little rain must fall… Each of us has ways of dealing with life’s little troubles. Some of us get busy, and some of us can’t get going. Some eat and some fast. Some seek … Continue reading

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Undertaking the Challenge – Day 1

Today’s the day!  My beloved is not travelling overseas for a few weeks, we have our 24-Day Challenge products, and we’ve hit the grocery store with a clear and limited focus! The Challenge is just that – not just because … Continue reading

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Diet, Diet, Who’s Got the Diet?

One of my retirement resolutions is to get better control of my health.  This includes sleep, diet, exercise – the whole shootin’ match.  The sleep is better already, now that I don’t wake up several times each night, thinking I’ve … Continue reading

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Responsible Family Member: Handle with Care

My sister and I first learned caregiving skills with dolls and pets when we were kids. Then we cared for our children (and our husbands as well). More recently, our parents have been the loved ones requiring some form of assistance or … Continue reading

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Countdown to My New Life

Four more days….  that’s all that’s left of my career.  I had other jobs before I started down this path, but I started as a temp in an insurance office in 1974,  and signed on full-time in 1975.  I briefly tried something else, … Continue reading

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