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Time to Declutter

“Stuff”, we all have it.  I remember when we moved to Grand Rapids we told the moving company what size of house we had and they gave us their biggest truck, and it still wasn’t big enough to fit all of our stuff.  If you have moved you understand the statement, “How did we get…

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Another Headache

I remember this day like many other days when I was around 33 years old.  It was  5:30 am, and I heard my husband getting ready for work. It was still dark out and I knew I would have to get up soon to wake the kids to get ready for school. I could feel…

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Spring Cleaning

We look with anticipation for Spring, the fresh air, spring flowers, and sunny days.  The winter months can make our bodies feel sluggish and perhaps we have even put on a few pounds.  We may be looking for a plan as we look in the mirror and know we will soon be putting on our…

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Break Anxiety!

    Today I want to share with you 3 ways to break anxiety.  Have you ever had that worry, tension, and fear? I have.  Anxiety can be crippling, paralyzing, stop us dead in our tracks and it keeps us playing small.  Even if it’s just a little worry.   I recently heard these concepts again…

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5 Ways to Nourish Yourself–Inside

This week let’s talk about ways to nourish your body, mind and spirit and no, I’m not talking about food.    When we think of the word nourishment it is usually in the context of food.  Often we find ourselves over-focused on food and we forget about all the other simple and wonderful ways to…

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Where Did Essential Oils Come From? How Old Are They?

You have probably heard the buzz about essential oils. So what are they? Essential Oils are aromatic liquids. They are distilled from flowers, trees, roots, bushes, and the seeds of plants, and are rich in antioxidants, nutrients, and compounds beneficial to sustaining health and vitality. The distillation process is what makes essential oils so concentrated –…

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Are you getting enough Sleep? Free Gift for you!

She wakes up and struggles to get her eyes to focus.  She grabs a cup of coffee that will most likely get cold as she get her children off to school.  Preparing backpacks, lunches, finding missing shoes and gym clothes are part of the morning.  All she dreams of is a full night sleep.  …

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No, No, No, NO, NO!

One cold winter day in upstate NY my pastor asked me to come into his office for a short meeting.   This was a normal occurrence as I volunteered in the office and in almost every department in the church.   At that time I was also running a non-profit organization which I founded, and I…

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STOP! Too much to fast!

STOP! It feels like everything is changing! I feel like my foundation is crumbling beneath me. Some things that I thought would always be there for me, suddenly have just disappeared. This is too much to fast! It felt like I was losing my foundation and all I had left was my faith. These were…

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