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Category: Food For Thought

One of the best things I ever did for myself was developing a love of listening to books.  I can listen on a plane, in my car, while doing laundry, waiting for appointments – anywhere, anytime. Not having any preconceived ideas on how fast or how long I need to read for allows me to slip it in more often.
As I strive towards keeping my mind, body & spirit healthy, learning has been vital.  It seems the more I know about the effects of food, Read more…

I feel like a champion! Since becoming ill in 2001, I’ve never had a happier day than right now, at this very moment. In 2001, I was diagnosed with autoimmune conditions, which at the time felt like a life sentence. I was exhausted, I was depressed, every inch of my body hurt, and I could not see my way out of it. For me, it felt as though there was no light at the end of my tunnel. Read more…

Do you have a bewitching hour? I do. Mine is at about 8-9 p.m. I will have eaten dinner; I do not feel hungry at all but then all of a sudden I am completely aware that I would like to tear my house apart in search of any form of chocolate. It feels all consuming, as if I can not think of anything else, it is so frustrating. For many of us, I believe it to be hormonal, Read more…

So this morning I woke with a very full heart. Grateful to sit on my porch taking in the views that surrounded me. Reflecting on all the people who have been part of my life that I have lost in one way or another, and for those who bring me love and joy on a daily basis. So often, we forget how important it is just to sit, just to sit and be still within our own thoughts. Read more…

Do you ever hear a song and connect with it?  Making you reflect on a particular time in your life? It happens to me all the time. I love music, all kinds of music! I enjoy all types from Dinah Washington to Chance the Rapper and everything in between. I use music to bring back memories, celebrate moments & the people in my life, to help me through struggles or merely to make me feel good deep down in my soul.   Read more…

Hey there, I am Susan, one of the coaches and program director at Ideal Wellness.
I want to share with you how to become a guiding force in your own life. It is important not be a victim of our lives and circumstances but instead to be the force that chooses what and how we will live. Life should not be about just letting things happen, but instead, decide to create the experiences we want to happen. Read more…

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