When Your Smart Phone Outsmarts You

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Howdy! Cindy here! In a hop, skip and a jump Jodie’s going to share a few thoughts on making the most of the calendars in our phones. (So easy not to do!)

Her words jump-started my own desire to make better used of organizational tools. I read her article and decided to DoAhead by getting ready for my 2017 planner! I did a little research and here’s where I landed. [Read more…]

Hope Prevails! {Book Give-Away today!}

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Self-care. The two hardest words e.v.e.r. (right next to “dirty dishes”.) Seriously, if you’re like me and you struggle with taking care of yourself than this article (and today’s give-away) are for you!

I met Michelle at a retreat this past April. What a joy! Dr. Michelle is a practicing neuropsychologist and she knows how to help people feel better. But more than that, Michelle gets it on a personal level. Be blessed by the tips she shares in today’s article and then leave a comment so you can be eligible to win her book! Let’s hear from Michelle! [Read more…]

Want to Learn How to Really Love Exercise?

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Do you hate to exercise?

If so, I’d say you’re right up there with most everybody else in this country. As a matter of fact, about 80% of Americans don’t get the recommended amount of exercise. So it’s probably pretty safe to say that most of those people hate exercise, too.

I know…I can hear it now, “I don’t hate exercise, I just don’t have time.” [Read more…]

What Can Ants Teach You About Being Healthy?

Marching AntsYesterday I was picking a few cherry tomatoes from our garden and noticed something pretty strange I wanted to share with you.

It’s actually a pretty strong lesson I learned about being healthy. [Read more…]

Why Buying New Jeans Doesn’t Make You Closer to God

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About 2 years ago my husband lost 40 pounds.

He was crazy determined (the monetary prize didn’t hurt), and he had decided that it was time to be healthier. It was time to take charge of his body and make it obedient to him instead of the other way around.

The funny thing was – nobody even noticed he had lost any weight until he was down 25 pounds. I think part of that was because we didn’t buy him any new clothes until then either.

I was pondering on that time the other day, and it made me think.

Why did we wait until he had lost the weight to buy new clothes? [Read more…]

How to Get Everything You Always Wanted

Reaching 1How you ever longed to get everything you always wanted?

You’ve dreamed of “having it all” – the right this, the perfect that, the best whatchamadoodle, and the newest thingamajigger (those are some of my favorite Southern “words”).

Well, today is your lucky day – I’m going to tell you how to get everything you always wanted! [Read more…]