Reset Your Focus

What’s Your Focus? Lost and a wrong focus happens to everyone from time to time. Busyness. Illness. Distraction. Details differ, but everyone struggles with keeping focus on what God desires for their life. “If you do not change your direction, you may […]

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Reset. Focus. Prioritize. Encourage.

Reset When anyone’s cell phone seems to “glitch” as my oldest son calls it, my husband immediately says, “Did you turn it off and back on?” He knows that will reset the phone and usually result in a return to normal functioning. In […]

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Struggling for Simplicity

Do you long for simplicity? In the chaos and confusion of overwhelm and overload, do you instinctively know your life wasn’t meant to be this way? Our bodies crave simplicity. They long for whole foods instead of processed filler. They want activity […]

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Spiritual Fitness

My home gym contains everything I need stay in good physical shape. The treadmill, elliptical and boxing bag give me great cardio workouts. The kettle bell, weights and stability ball provide strength training and toning. A healthy diet filled with the right […]

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Overcoming Overload with Balance

Last month’s focus on technology was interesting because I didn’t realize the impact of technology in the details of my life. I didn’t realize how out of balance I truly was regarding my use of technology and my need for almost constant […]

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Managing Overload with Boundaries

Overload Symptoms Overload all to often flares up and disrupts life. For me, the symptoms include… Productivity decline – Inability to focus. Jumping from task to task. Accomplishing little. Short attention span – Nothing holds interest for long. Always seeking new and […]

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Live an 80/20 Life, Part 2

Last week, How to Live an 80/20 Live, Part 1 detailed a philosophy for obtaining and maintaining simplicity and balance. This week, the following ideas are offered to help further integrate this approach into one’s life. Analyze schedule weekly. Make sure the down […]

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How to… Have the Best Summer Break Yet

After adopting our youngest son two years ago, we discovered the need to create more structure in our summers than we’d had previously. (Our oldest is very independent and keeps occupied easily.) The tips below are the result of what has worked […]

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