Even though I have always been a "healthy eater" and have had a pretty active lifestyle, I never quite lost the baby weight that I gained, but really you can't even call it baby weight, as my son is 13 years old. So really it was weight that had been creeping on for years after … Continue reading Weightloss After 40 – Bye Bye Love Handles!
Do you ever think how come people less fortunate are happier? Do you ever think how come older people are a lot happier? Do you ever think how come people from poor countries are happier? Do you ever think how come people who are in positions of service, often immigrants seem a lot happier to … Continue reading Happiness Is On The Other Side of Struggle
We all have had diversity in our life, even if our parents tried to protect us from all of it, they could not have saved us from all troubles. When diversity hits you might have felt like your world was crumbling - maybe you were bullied, maybe it was your friend betraying you, maybe your … Continue reading Diversity is Your Best Friend
This post is post Father's Day, but better late than never. Our kids are soft. I am sure you have heard this term more than you want to. Men..... always criticized, always corrected by us women, wives, mothers. Speaking from my own experience my father had a very harsh hand, he ruled the household, he … Continue reading Father’s Touch
This recipe has become a regular in my family and it is so delicious, yet easy. Several years ago when my son was little and everything that he agreed to eat had to be called "chicken", my sister was visiting and made these amazing pork chops, we ended up calling them "Doiu's chicken" to this … Continue reading Doiu’s Chicken aka Pork Chops
Meltdown - we all know that toddlers have them. We all know that babies cry and scream - but we try to pretend that it is not normal to have a meltdown when we are adults. We try to hide it and mask it or numb it. We zip it up and put it in … Continue reading Meltdown
BOUNDARIES - Few years ago I had no idea what that meant. And when I finally found out what that word means and what it can do to your life and happiness it's a complete puzzle piece to freeing your soul and becoming happy. I grew up in a NO environment. I am from Estonia, … Continue reading Boundaries aka NO