Healthy Eating in January

As you may have read, I’ve decided that instead of creating one year long resolution, I am planning to focus on one particular topic each month to help me keep my sparkle this year.  January seemed like the best time to focus on healthy eating since most folks tend to focus on health in their resolutions.  Plus, there aren’t any food-centric holidays in January, which is a welcome reprieve after stuffing myself silly over the past few months! Continue reading “Healthy Eating in January”

2017’s Monthly Areas of Focus

In 2017, I’m planning to focus my energy on improving twelve individual areas in my life.   Each month has a different focus.  The goal being to improve my own life, one month at a time!  Each topic is an area of life where small improvements can make a big difference in helping to keep the sparkle in life.  Wouldn’t you agree that a monthly focus is a better solution than trying to improve everything simultaneously?! Continue reading “2017’s Monthly Areas of Focus”

Gotta Start Somewhere

I’ve been thinking and thinking and thinking about starting a blog for many years.  I have had ideas floating around since the birth of my first child, over six years ago.  I’ve even written blog posts and saved them on my computer, just waiting for the idea to come to fruition.  There are a ton of adages about how getting started is the hardest part:

You don’t have to see the whole staircase to take the first step.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a first step.

Why is getting started so hard?  Continue reading “Gotta Start Somewhere”