Heart, Soul and Mind

New Years and Resolutions

January 9, 2014

With New Year’s Day often comes Resolutions, goals and plans for bigger and better things – for you and for your family. This year I have only two resolutions. I have some goals or dreams but only two resolutions. Why? Well, let’s be honest, resolutions don’t always work out. Unlike goals which are measured and broken […]

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Keeping his legacy alive

December 10, 2013

Nelson Mandela said “I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.” He was a great man who took his life experiences and let them change him for the better instead of being bitter and angry. He nurtured unity in South Africa and the World. To honour him, it […]

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Let your light shine!

October 29, 2013

Nelson Mandela quoted these words from Marianne Williamson, she said: “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are […]

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Paying it Forward

I read this lovely article from the New York Times (you can read it here) about a new trend hitting the US and this time it is a positive trend. In the article, Kate Murphy says the following: If you place an order at the Chick-fil-A drive-through off Highway 46 in New Braunfels, Tex., it’s […]

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Chewing on Muesli

October 2, 2013

Yesterday was my mother-in-law’s birthday and we met together at a restaurant to celebrate another year with her. My in-law’s are very quick to pick up on things and always leave us in stitches. We were discussing my latest health kick and I was saying how I was getting used to eating Low GI Muesli […]

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Do not be Defeated!

May 9, 2013

“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” ― Maya Angelou Henry Ford had two failed businesses before he became a pioneer in the automotive industry. Ford said, “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” Michael Jordan was initially cut from his high school basketball team. Instead of giving up, […]

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Family Evening (once a week)

March 16, 2013

With our lives getting busier and busier, it is so essential that we schedule family time once a week. A planned time, once a week, where the entire family gets together – mom, dad, brothers and sisters – and discusses their feelings and ideas, eats good food and enjoys a fun activity. Relationshipsfoundation.org says: With […]

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Sweet like Chocolate

February 7, 2013

Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat them! People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. If you find happiness, people may […]

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