Healthy Lifestyle Practices

Healthy Lifestyle offers tips to create wellness in your home and your self-care. Tips on eating, quieting your mind, essential oils, destressing, and more. Be the gatekeeper and model for your family’s wellness.

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2019 Reflections on Life

What do I want to do in 2020? I have a whole list. I want to work on these without sacrificing my time with family and others. The challenge in setting personal goals is not becoming totally self-absorbed.

A Case for Books

Choosing Christmas Gifts for Children

There is a popular jingle that parents use as a guide to buying Christmas gifts for their children. This four-line rhyme offers some wise buying advice:  Something they want, something they need, something to wear, something to read. As a grandparent, I also have found myself using this guide as I select gifts for my grandsons. Of course, the something …

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300 Minutes

October has been a busy and exhausting month. I was out of town for five days at a conference. The drive to Nashville was pleasant, but we had car issues on the way home, turning a 9-hour drive into a 16-hour drive. Two days later, I spent a 15-hour day at the hospital for my husband’s scheduled surgery, returned to …

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Spring Break and the packing

Spring Break Packing

Travel! We like to get away, but the packing. . . For me, packing takes #alltheoils for focus, courage, and stamina!  I admit it; I am high maintenance, and I like to have all my creature comforts when I am going on a trip.  Computer, phone, books, Kindles, notebooks, pens, coloring books and pencils, calendar, travel journal, crocheting, and snacks…lots …

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