Do you like to move? Note that I did not ask, "Do you like to exercise?". I bet you like being able to move around and participate fully in your life, though. I mean who wants to always wonder if they can ... go grocery shopping, take a trip, get in and out of bed or a chair even?!? I know there are seats or even recliners with a lift assist, however if you start relying more and more on mechanical devices, your own body is going to become less and less able to serve you. Her
Hey, there, you with the stars in your eyes ... where did that come from?!? LOL! I wanted to start off the blogette with a fun greeting and suddenly a very old song lyric from 1954 danced its way into my head. If you've been tuning in with me for a bit you've probably noticed this is not the first time that's happened. I love music and I grew up in a household where we played a lot of records. I think most of you remember records and if you don't, find an older person to expl
Welcome to my Healthy Habits Hump Day tip! I started struggling with weight when I turned 50 and I did OK until a couple of years ago. Last summer I realized I was constantly trying to cover up the extra pounds and I just didn't feel as good as I knew I could. I've now lost about 25 pounds and I'm looking at letting about 10 more. The thing is, it's not just about the weight. It's about living every day with healthy habits.
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Blissful greetings, dear friends, from the woods of southern Oregon. I just got out of the hot tub on the deck and came inside to write to all of you. Before I sat down at my computer, I danced around my new digs and said out loud, "I love my life". There's still a pandemic going on with variant strains popping up everywhere. In fact, I'm currently administering vaccines in pop up clinics and as a health care provider, I received my first dose earlier today and my arm is pret
About the Author
Barbara L Cummings, MS, RN,
the Mindful Maven, is a sassy Queen-ager, mentor, confidante and trusted guide who provides people with everyday life support.