Tag Archive: life

Is Your Body Trash or a Treasure?

Have you ever given someone a gift and watched the person trash it or neglect it? I gave a gift to someone a while back, and returned to their house a year later and saw it still in the box unused. Not only did it hurt my feelings, I was sad they weren’t enjoying it. …

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Fitness Motivation: The Secret to a Total Transformation

“Why her? Why does she look so good? Why does it seem so easy for her? We do the same workout and she drops fat like it’s nothing. I workout harder. I’m stronger. I’m faster. I’m better. Maybe it’s her genetics. Maybe she has a faster metabolism. Maybe it’s her supplements. Do you think she …

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Life’s Too Short to Not Live Healthy

I’m back from my uncle’s funeral in Virginia. I’ve been mostly silent this past week while away with family. Life is too short!! Sadly, we often put work, life, social obligations, community and just plain busy silliness in front of the most important things in life – like family, our own health and precious friends. …

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What Mask Are You Wearing?

Since it’s Halloween, I’ve been reflecting on masks. Although I don’t really celebrate Halloween and rarely dress up, I’ve had various occasions where I had to wear a costume. Steve and I have dressed up as Jethro and Ellie May, Barbie and Ken, Robin Hood and Maid Marian, and one year I went with a …

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Beware of the Narrow Mind

I once heard a story about a man who decided to ride out a storm. “A man is on top of a roof during a great flood. A man comes by in a boat and says “get in, get in!” The man replies, ” No, I have faith in God, he will grant me a …

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There’s More to Life than What We See In the Mirror

Just when you think you have it tough and you have trouble finding a smile, Nick Vujicic reminds us that there is so much to be thankful for and so many reasons to smile –  and he reminds us life is so much more than what we may see in the mirror. In the fitness …

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Grab the Rake, it’s Time for Some ‘Life Work’!

“An ignored life is like an ignored yard – it can quickly grow out of control.” Many people spend more time maintaining their yard than they do maintaining their lives. When I first moved to Vero Beach, I was amazed by the manicured yards filled with a blanket of 4-inch thick grass, lush shrubbery, and vibrant …

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