My First Pint – Donating Blood

Recently, I had a very positive experience donating blood for the first time.  I have been considering donating blood for a while, but I never took action on that thought.  A Big Red Bus was right outside the building where I work so I decided the time was right to donate.  The staff was very nice, the needle was not bad, I scored a t-shirt and a coupon and I left feeling healthy and proud of myself.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Improvement Through Practice

I have previously written on the Value of Practice.  It is helpful to create tools to assist with the habits and behaviors you are building. I have come up with two fill-in-the-blank sentences to use in my journal on the mornings when I may be less engaged or feeling fatigued. These questions prompt me to get with the program (smile).  Continue reading

Taking Good Care

I was recently listening to Primal Potential podcast 352: Overcoming Doubt & Creating Consistency . This is one of her longer podcasts and is totally worth the listen.  About 15 minutes into the podcast she began talking about how she wants to feel amazing every single day.  And you know what, so do I.  The context of her statement was related to actively striving to feel amazing and how that goal can shape our choices.

Continue reading

Gratitude Journaling

It is likely that you have heard about the tremendous impact expressing gratitude can have in one’s life, but how many of us actually practice identifying what we are grateful for?  To go from vague notions such as I am grateful for the sun rays and moon beams to expressing in words, day-to-day, what you are grateful for is not as easy as it may seem.

Continue reading