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The trials and tribulations of an adventurous modern mom

Category Archives: RANDOM THOUGHTS

A brand new year

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I know I’ve neglected this blog over the last two months. The reason being is simply that it … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Back

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Eye Candy

November is always a hard month. It is the onset of winter and everything is brown and barren. It is cold. The days are short and the sun sets well … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

The bench

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.- Confucius   

November 23, 2013 · 2 Comments

The words of wisdom from Paulo Coelho’s “The Alchemist”

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”  ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I just finished reading Paulo Coelho’s amazing, inspiring bestselling book “The Alchemist” … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · 13 Comments

The Art, Love and Practice of Yoga

For years, I have wanted to try yoga. As someone who has suffered for most my life from chronic neck pain combined with a Type-A, high energy personality, yoga sounded … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Movie of the year: 12 Years a Slave

A few weeks ago right when I was in the thick of that dark, anxious cloud of waiting for my father’s biopsy results I went to see perhaps the best … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · 7 Comments