• Thoughts

    Words Are Powerful

    Words are powerful. What you say to others can mean a lot but, more importantly, what you say to yourself is incredibly important. An effort to change your thoughts will change your life. Don’t vs Can’t Choosing words wisely can make all of the difference. Here’s an example. A coworker asks you if you’d like a doughnut.Instead of saying “No thank you, I can’t eat a doughnut I’m trying to lose weight.” try saying “Thank you, but I don’t want a doughnut. They have more sugar and fat than I want to put into my body.” There is a a big difference between Don’t and Can’t. Can’t indicates that you…

  • Tips

    5 Mini Resolutions You Can Make Today

    Instead of making a large resolution how about putting a mini resolution in action today? These are 5 simple ideas that will make your life better and more organized. Drink More Water – It is so important to stay hydrated. Today, you can start drinking more water by filling up a reusable water bottle and keeping it with you at your desk or on a counter top nearby. Today aim to drink the entire thing on top of Phase out Soft Drinks – They are empty calories and like any bad habit, it can be a hard one to break. The truth of the matter is that soft drinks offer…

  • Thoughts

    Say Thank You… To Yourself

    Yesterday I was getting my butt kicked by Jillian working out.  Jillian said something in the video that really inspired me.  It was about focusing on your body and your muscles while you are working out. Feeling the blood pumping through your body and the air filling your lungs. It was then that I was suddenly very thankful for my body. Dealing with a serious injury last year, I felt so dependent and stationary (not being able to shower on your own is a humbling experience). My body recovered so well, I was dedicated to my physical therapy, and felt determined to make it even better… and I did. So…

  • Thoughts

    Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy paid us a visit Monday. We were very lucky, we didn’t have damage to our home and cars. A lot of people weren’t as lucky. I am so sad to see all of the damage Sandy has caused. As of now we have had 8 fatalities in New Jersey. So many homes have been damage and I’m sorry to see that the boardwalk we visit in the summer has been destroyed. It will take a lot of time to clean up and get things up and running again. My thoughts are with all of the people affected. I hope all of you will stay safe.

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