Category Archives: Self-Improvement

The Most Delicious Kale You’ll Ever Eat

The veggie that has many people’s palates running scared can be transformed into a delicious side with just a few ingredients. Continue reading

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Mythbusters: You Can Do It All

I am starting a new, occasional series on my blog about “Mythbusters.” My purpose is to dispel common myths that permeate our thinking. Especially those which can affect the quality of life. Hopefully, the TV show doesn’t get too persnickety … Continue reading

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Todoist: A Task Management App that Helps Boost My Productivity

I live by to to-do lists. Without them, I flounder helplessly and end up using my time ineffectively. With them, I am more likely to stay focused and task-oriented. In recent years, I had started to become discontent with pen … Continue reading

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You Can Do More Than You Think You Can

“There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can.” – Henry Ford I’ll agree with ol’ Henry on that. When it comes to getting things accomplished, I’ve found that sometimes, through a variety of … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Santification

“The Lord works in mysterious ways.” This phrase, oft-used though it is, pertains to so many different situations. The mind and the ways of God are so incredible, there are really no words to describe them. “For My thoughts are … Continue reading

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Waste Fewer Veggies, Save Money & Make Your Fridge Look Amazing

This is my tale of how I made the subject of this blog a reality in our home. For years, I bemoaned the fact that I couldn’t get to many my fresh veggies before they spoiled. This was disappointing to … Continue reading

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The Struggle Between Time with God & Working Out

I’ll admit, I prefer a story with a neat and clear-cut resolution. A little bow on it, with all the details wrapped up. For that reason, I would be a terrible movie critic, because I am too easily pleased with … Continue reading

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Portion Control: A Key to Weight Loss

As time has marched on, a sad truth has sunk into my brain: how much I eat makes a huge difference in weight loss or gain. “Um, duh, Summer,” you might say. More specifically, watching the portions of what I … Continue reading

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My 2018 Running Goal: 500 miles. Action Plan Included. (Anyone want to join me?)

I’ve been on a journey of running for fitness off and on since high school. While I haven’t always been consistent, it is the one form of cardio that I always go back to. Partly because there aren’t many exercises … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry, You Apologized for WHAT?? A Brief Look at Our Over-Apologizing Culture

I can’t tell you how it started. I can tell you that once I noticed it, it was everywhere, and impossible to ignore. Not to mention, a little upsetting. The overuse of “I’m sorry.” I was formerly a power-user of … Continue reading

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