Category: ARCHIVE of Weekly Habits

Do Not Compare Yourself with Others

One of the most surefire ways to feel bad about yourself is to compare yourself with someone else.  It is easy to do — you see someone who seems to have it all going on. You see others with more money, career success, a…

Say Only Kind Words . . .to YOURSELF!

If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say it at all. I remember seeing that phrase on a school bulletin board back in elementary school, and since then I’ve tried to abide by those words.  I made it a point (I’ve not…

Increase Your Odds by Taking Risks

On Saturday, my son made two three-point shots back to back at his basketball game. I was so proud of him—not necessarily because he made the shots, but because he TOOK them. Taking those far away shots is out of character for him. He…

Healthy Habits 10-Week Check In

Over the last ten weeks, I’ve been updating the site with weekly “Healthy Habits” —habits for the mind, body, and spirit.  The weekly habits came about when I consciously made the decision to live a happier life without regrets.  The habits are my way…

Track a Healthy Diet

This week’s Healthy Habit will focus on diet. While I will not tell you what you should eat, I will recommend that you make a conscious effort to eat healthy. I admit that I have struggled with this; I start out great—eating well, tracking…

Hold the Door for Others and Smile

You may find this week’s Healthy Habit silly, but surprisingly, I have found that it does have an effect on my day. Case in point, my morning ritual of grabbing a Dunkin Donuts ice tea. I make it a point to hold the door…

Make Exercise a Regular Practice

Make Exercise a Regular Practice This week’s Healthy Habit involves the ugly big E-word. . .exercise. It is so easy to avoid. It is often dreaded and feared. It can be downright intimidating and hard to start doing. . .or sticking with. But, it…

Tackle the Hardest Thing on Your To Do List First

Procrastination is often the result of fear, the unknown, or downright lack of motivation. The hardest thing on your ‘To Do’ list is often the thing that is done last or put aside. And what happens? It looms, festers, and weighs on you like…

EXPECT to Achieve Your Goals

“If you would like to accomplish something, you must expect this of yourself.”                            – Wayne Dyer That sounds so simple. BUT, ask yourself . . . are you REALLY expecting to…

Be Present With Your Family and Loved Ones

BE PRESENT with your family and loved ones.  Not just this holiday season, but as a daily practice.  Christmas is such a wonderful time of year–for many of us. For some, it is a reminder of the loved ones they’ve lost or from whom…

Drink 8-10 Glasses of Water

Drink AT LEAST 8 -10 Glasses of Water Per Day This one little habit can make a world of difference in your health. There are so many benefits to drinking water—it keeps you hydrated, helps fight off infection (especially during this cold and flu…

Have an Attitude of Gratitude

HAVE AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE Make a conscious effort to seek the good in all situations. Yesterday, my husband and son raked up the massive amount of leaves in our front yard (boo!), but in the process, they found my car registration that I…