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9/11 is Still a Day for Remembrance and Reflection

9/11 is Still a Day for Remembrance and Reflection

By Laura Braden

In the years that immediately followed, those of us in politics and public relations knew not to schedule any events or announcements. September 11 was considered this untouchable day that shouldn’t be cluttered with trivial topics like

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WEEKLY CHALLENGE: Random Acts of Kindness

2013 Weekly Challenge #26: Random Acts of Kindness   Being kind is probably a part of your every day life. After all, you have to be nice, in general, to get what you want and to keep the people you love happy.

But what about being kind simply for the sake of being kind?

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: EAT LOCAL!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: EAT LOCAL!
2013 Weekly Challenge #24: Eat Local!   You hear it all the time: Eat Local! But why?

Here are 8 reasons to eat local foods (taken from about.com):

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2013 Weekly Challenge #22: Build a New Healthy Habit

2013 Weekly Challenge #22: Build a New Healthy Habit

2013 Weekly Challenge #22: Build a New Healthy Habit

 

Your challenge this week is to create a new healthy habit (or break an old unhealthy one). Here's a great article on the topic:

"Research has proven that it takes 21 days to form a habit. Habits are an essential part of our life, without them we would fail in most things we try to accomplish. They help us to reach specific goals, stay focused along the way and keep on pushing when the going gets touch. At the same time, non-supportive habits can keep us from moving forward or even hurt our well-being. As Dr. Andrew Weil says, anything you do with repetition and emotion will become your reality. If you’re not satisfied with your current experience, examine your habits.

It really DID look like Spring ~ last week!

It really DID look like Spring ~ last week!

The weekly rains brought Spring on with a vengeance - flowers, bees, blossoms & allergies!  

Riding (or walking/jogging) the countryside in Southport during April & May is a glorious thing with rich visual rewards for those who cherish the open spaces still available.

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: "NO" Excuses!

WEEKLY CHALLENGE: "NO" Excuses!

 

Weekly Challenge: Making your "Fitness Appointments"

Weekly Challenge: Making your "Fitness Appointments"