Make December a month of giving from your heart

Day 335 of #LiveWell2017 Welcome to December! This month I will be writing about the act of giving. I've spent the year working on and writing about how to #LiveWell by being mindful, grateful, kind, and generous. Since December is traditionally a big month for giving gifts, I want to share some ideas for different … Continue reading Make December a month of giving from your heart

What will you leave behind?

Day 277 of #LiveWell2017 Tom Petty died Monday night. By Tuesday afternoon, my social media feeds were filled with tributes, memories, and snippets of his songs, videos, and stories. Every time a celebrity artist dies (and there have been too many these past few years), people always turn to their "body of work" to share … Continue reading What will you leave behind?

Thank you to the passionate people

Day 168 of #LiveWell2017 Today I participated in a guided bike ride called Sharrows to Sparrows. It was a guided tour of local Neighborhood Greenways and natural areas in the city. Along the way our two leaders - Greg and Mike - shared their obvious passion for connecting people to place, for creating safe places … Continue reading Thank you to the passionate people

Three simple ways to be kind to your family

Day 41 of #LiveWell2017 Families take on many forms. Some are bound by blood and heritage. Others are created by¬†chance or circumstance. Either way, family is connection, stability, love. Here are three simple, but powerful ways to be kind to those people you call family. Acceptance. We may be kin, but we don't always see … Continue reading Three simple ways to be kind to your family

The ripple effect of kindness

"No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves."¬†~ Amelia Earhart Day … Continue reading The ripple effect of kindness