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While chatting and laughing with my sister-in-law at a family wedding this past weekend, my nine year-old son gently tapped me on the shoulder and said, “Excuse me mommy, I will dance with you tonight.” As with most moms of boys would react, my heart absolutely melted!
This summer has been filled with an overwhelming amount of activities, one of which was my stepson's 21st birthday party held at our house a couple weeks prior to the wedding. The kids, including my son, danced the night away at the party. But when I asked if I could join, he immediately said, “No!” with a look of pure embarrassment on his face. So to have my ever-so polite young man interrupt my conversation to share that he would dance me with this night at the wedding, it brought tears to my eyes and an enormous smile to my face.
That night was one of the best I’ve experienced with my family. Singing, twirling and hip shaking on the dance floor with my husband, son and daughter ar ...
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As I was on the verge of insanity about 18 months ago, I was looking for ways to feel happier, healthier and more balanced. I quickly found I was overwhelmed with the numerous strategies available to me. And then trying to figure out how to do all of them within my already jam packed schedule!
I’ve now established what I call my “Health Hour” as a way to weave a few of my most important and impactful strategies into each day. I don’t do them altogether in one block of time, but rather throughout the course of the day.
Spiritual Health: 10 minutes
Spiritual Health consists of meditation or prayer. I recommend starting your day with Spiritual Health. Meditate in silence, meditate with calm music in the background or practice a guided meditation, such as those found on YouTube or through a variety of apps. When you do this in the morning, it starts your day off with a clear mind and allows you to be prepared for what’s ahead.
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