Category Archives: health

Ready…Set…Balance!

I hear it from writers almost on a daily basis. “I can’t find time or energy to write!” Or “If I take time to write, everything else falls apart!” The idea of living balanced lives is popping up everywhere. It’s … Continue reading

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Overloaded Lives

Do you have any margins left in your life? Or is your life marginless? For a long time, I’ve known that something was wrong. People everywhere, of all ages and walks of life, are frazzled. People are anxious and depressed. … Continue reading

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Tug of War in Finding Balance

In the Margin book, Richard Swenson, M.D. talked about the tug-of-war in our everyday lives and the challenge of finding balance. The Balancing Act I don’t know about you, but I feel a constant tug-of-war between choices. Should I work now, … Continue reading

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Writing Under the Influence

Back in high school, I watched people try to be more social and outgoing instead of shy wallflowers by drinking. They got talkative, and yes, they certainly tried things they would never have done sober. They looked and sounded silly–or worse–to me. Being … Continue reading

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Writers: Sitting Fit Anytime

One of my health goals is to stop taking so much aspirin and other painkillers. It causes more problems than it helps. This has been an ongoing goal for years, and recently I found something amazingly simple that is really … Continue reading

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