Aging Youthful Comfort Food: Beef Stew

Winter is fast approaching in Fairbanks and with the colder temperatures comes the desire for comfort food for this Minnesota transplant. Being a Minnesota girl, many a meal in my house growing up included Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup and a packet of Lipton Onion Soup mix. Throw in your favorite meat, add a few cut up carrots and potatoes and viola! you had a meal! Mom would make it really easy by throwing it…

Gratitude Practice: A Beginner’s Guide To Getting Started

Have you heard others talk about practicing gratitude and don’t know where to start or do you feel like you have nothing to be grateful for because nothing seems to be going your way? I’m here to help you get started and give you a tool to realize there is ALWAYS something to be grateful for! How To Start a Gratitude Practice Getting started is extremely simple; grab a pen and paper and write “I am so…

5 Steps To Remove Drama From Your Life

Don’t get me wrong, I love drama, as long as it’s in a movie I’m watching. In my personal life, I try to stay as far away from it I can. A few months back I created the graphic below in response to all the people on Facebook posting a LOT of drama on Facebook. I used to feel like drama was following me and guess what? I used to be one of the people…

The Worst Parts About Aging and What You Can Do About It: Part II

Aging Gracefully With (or Without) Hair OK, I thought I’d expound on a couple of the topics about aging from my last post. First, let’s talk about this hair thing.  What the heck? Can you say “hair hair everywhere”, except where it’s supposed to be? The other day I pulled an inch long hair out of my nose!  GROSS!  A few years ago, I kept hearing funny noises in one ear. When I went to the doctor…