The Opal Blog

Inspiration for wellbeing

March 2022 Book Club - "The High Five Habit" book club Feb 21, 2022

SIGN ME UP FOR THE MARCH BOOK CLUB! 

We are gearing up for our March Book Club beginning on Monday, March 7, 2022 and before you decide you are too busy, I want you to watch this video from the author. (No excuses. It's only 1 minute and 20 seconds long!)

We will be reading, "The High Five...

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My Thoughts on Control reflection Jan 31, 2022

“Be in control of your body, not at it's mercy"

~ Joseph Pilates

This next concept is said so often in such a variety of different ways that I couldn't decided on one person to quote.

So here's the thought in my words:

You cannot control what the world brings to you, but you can...

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Say Peace to 2021 and Start 2022 Positively reflection Jan 02, 2022

"The New Year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written." ~ Melodie Beattie.

The definition of hope is to cherish or desire with anticipation and trust. To move into 2022 with hope, we must trust in what the future holds. And let's get real for a second, we are all...

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January 2022 Book Club - "More Than a Body" book club Dec 12, 2021

We are gearing up for our January Book Club, and before you decide you are too busy, I want you to grab a notebook or piece of paper and answer these questions. Don't give the safe answer. Just let the words that come to mind first flow!

• How do you feel about your body?
• Have you ever...

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Choose Gratitude reflection Nov 28, 2021

Gratitude is often thought of as a feeling, but have you ever considered gratitude as an action? Gratitude as a feeling can be something that you might feel like you just don't have, whereas gratitude as an action is something you can choose!

Here are some of my favorite ways to choose gratitude:

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Tips for a Stress-Free Summer to Fall Transition reflection Sep 19, 2021
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September 11th reflections, September 12th actions. reflection Sep 12, 2021

As I was scrolling social media, I came across a post that talked about the best way to honor all those lost on September 11th is to live as if everyday is September 12th. But I think September 12th was probably a very different experience for every single person in America.  

I think...

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Use Food to Fuel and Heal Your Body reflection Aug 29, 2021

We all have different symptoms and dis-ease that results from not eating our best and/or taking care of our most important gift, our body.  The health and medical industries come up with all different very specific "diets" to fix them, but really there are just a few simple rules to follow...

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