I live in the Washington, DC area in Northern Virginia. I recently drove from Dallas back to Virginia and had the beautiful opportunity to drive through the Shenandoah Valley. If you’ve never been there, it is a treat you must indulge in at some time in your life. As I drove, I was overtaken by … Continue reading Connect With Nature and Improve Your Health
Guide to self-care. What other techniques do you use to keep from getting run down?
Enjoy a slideshow of gorgeous sunsets. Sometimes we just need to sit back, listen to some music, and remember what real beauty looks like. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOeGOV_tXo0
I am an introvert. I’m not a complete hermit, but I like to be alone (in fact I need to be alone) regularly because people generally exhaust me. As a kid, I would often spend time alone in my room, and my family thought something was wrong with me. I have had many instances over … Continue reading Myers-Briggs and Me
Okay, I know what you are thinking. It's August so why in the world is Rebecca talking about new year's resolutions (NYR). They've been on my mind as we are more than half of the way through 2017. I don't usually set NYR as I am really good at breaking them by the second or … Continue reading New Year’s Resolut…whaaat?
In the turbulence that is life, one of the healthiest things we can do, I think, is to recognize how much we actually have. When it comes to pursuing health, the frustration of the experience can cause us to see only our failures and yearn for what we don’t have. However, we in fact have … Continue reading Having Gratitude
I read an article recently that I found very inspiring and wanted to share. It is based on a book called The Happiness Hypothesis. Here is a portion of it: The Rider, the Elephant and the Path The tension between the rational and emotional selves is captured best by an analogy used by University of … Continue reading The Rider, The Elephant, And The Path