The Battle of the Bulge!

Lately I've had a hard time finding the motivation to exercise. I've tried everything! From speaking to myself nicely (come on Cindy you CAN DO IT!) to beating myself up (don't try this at home!) to having my jaw wired shut! Okay, I lied about the last one, but that's only because I don't know where to go to have this procedure done. It's also very painful and I sprout feathers whenever pain is in the room. ...more

Wiki Formula For Wellness

Be physically active on a regular basis to maintain good physical condition +Realize what your abilities are, cope with the normal stresses of life, work productively, contribute to other people +  Love Much + Laugh a lot = Healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well being. from my home blog at:  ...more

Cutting the Cord

I'm addicted to Facebook. I'm addicted to Twitter. I'm addicted to Google Reader. I'm addicted to email. I'm addicted to my Blackberry, which helps me keep up with Facebook and Twitter and Google Reader and email. ...more

Much Ado About To-Do's

I wrote those goals in January for the new year. Here's a progress report: 1) Live Better: C+2) Live Healthier: F-3) Live Smarter: B- ...more

Confessions of a Recovering Shopper

Since I was knee high to a mannequin, I have loved to shop.  I love to go out shopping and I love to stay home and shop in my pajamas on my computer at midnight.  I have shopped in foreign countries, by catalog and by phone. I am drawn to the siren song of a sweet sale.  I am quite good at it and I have shopped for family members and friends not so inclined.  I absolutely love shopping, no doubt about it.    But ...more

A Feminine Basecamp

The number one principle of feminine leadership, is to create your own feminine base camp. This is where you get nutritions for your body and soul, before you soar up to the highest peaks. A huge error of the feminine is that we have a collective habit of taking care of everybody else first, forgetting to take care of our self. And we end up burned out, bitter and tense in our bodies. ...more

Calibrate Your Concerns and Influence

Circle of concern - what you are worried about. When you increase your circle of concern you give more of your energy to not being present now.  Instead you use your energy to imagine bad things happening. You increase your own anxiety and angst. You upset yourself. Circle of influence - what you can control, your own behavior. ...more

Keeping kids busy or keeping them too busy

  Our life is crazy, both my husband and I have busy, demanding jobs, he is in finance and I with a start up company (PicApp) and working at a start up means that the wheels in your head never stop turning, which is positive in a sense that it's stimulating and exciting but also very exhausting. Point is that comes Friday evening I want to relax and move slower. ...more

Remember- You’re on the Priority List Too!

It can be easy for women (and parents of both genders) to put taking care of themselves last on the priority list.  With so many other responsibilities- work, kids, spouse, family, cooking, housekeeping, PTA, and more, it’s no wonder that our own needs get pushed to the very end.  ...more

A New You for a New Year

If you are like me and yes Jan. 1 has pasted but you still haven’t made a New Year’s resolution, do you feel guilty? If you have made a New Year’s resolution and you’re feeling like you won’t live up to it, are you worried? Well, stop it already! Some of us are good at resolutions; others aren’t. But the key to starting anything, at any time, is to make sure it’s true to the Real You. ...more