Wellness Scenarios part 1

Envision these three scenarios…Life is good-you are living la dolce vita as the Italians say when wham-you are unexpectedly smacked in the face, literally or figuratively. You can’t stop thinking about it.  Your mind is preoccupied and scattered, even though the situation is largely out of your control. You work hard and are living the …

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It is Well…

A prosperous lawyer invested a sizable amount of his hard earned money in real estate in the growing city of Chicago, then lost most of it in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.  Despite their loss, the man and his wife spend countless hours assisting the survivors of the tragedy.  Two years later, his wife and …

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Thankful In

A squeal of delight escaped my lips.  The double holiday issue of my favorite cooking magazine had arrived!  If you love to cook like I do, Thanksgiving and the holidays are a treat.  I plan, prep, tweak old favorites and try new creations each year.  But in the bustle of planning, shopping and cooking, one …

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Just Pray

Frustration.  My fairly free day of organizing and planning quickly turned into more responsibilities being added onto my already full plate.  I tried not to be crabby at my family, since it wasn’t their fault and if I’m snappish then they are too. But I was very, very frustrated.  My daughter asked if I was …

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Sensing Wellness

The crackling fire’s warmth was welcome after blowing in from the blustery cold.  Winter has come early with all the sights, sounds, tastes, smells and yes, cold of this time of year.  From our first moments of life we experience a barrage of stimuli to our senses.  As we grow and learn, we begin to …

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