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Smatterings: Becoming a Morning Person, Fasting, Personal Identity

Smatterings is a weekly “column” here at My Pleasant Places that comments on a selection of my favorite and/or most-informative or inspiring articles read on the web during the past week.
I like to pass on to my readers good posts/articles that have helped me in some way, and I also enjoy the opportunity to “put in my two bits” on a given subject.
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Where Time Management Meets the Kitchen

When I am hungry, I want to eat NOW. Unless the food is already prepared, this “NOW” attitude could be problematic. So, for the most part, I try to keep my frig stocked with food that’s just minutes away from eating. This short post is about how I do that. Continue reading

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Are You Up For a Change?

When I started that first 30-day challenge, I never intended to continue it month after month. But after the breakthrough in the first one, it’s like, “Why wouldn’t I want to instigate breakthrough in another area of my life?” It is important to note that when I finish one challenge at the end of the month and start a new one, I do not discard the previous challenges. That would really be a waste of 30 days! Continue reading

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Strategic Goals

When you are determining what your goal/challenge will be, remember to be realistic and strategic. By “realistic,” I mean keep your goal reasonable and feasible and something that can be achieved all 30 days—and yet will still be a stretch for you. By “strategic” I mean to devise a challenge that could possibly set off a series of positive changes in your life. Continue reading

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Eating for a Healthy Brain

Antioxidants are like little soldiers that zip around the brain, cleaning up the free radicals. And where do these soldiers come from? From specific foods, mostly fruits and vegetables. Continue reading

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Revelations From A 30-Day Challenge

You cannot change what you do not measure (aka, record). The beauty of a 30-day challenge, regardless of what it is, is in the “measuring.” Continue reading

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Update on the 30-Day Challenge

Today I want to give a brief update about my current 30-day challenge.  This one is so different than the previous one.  For those who don’t know, in July I challenged myself to post to My Pleasant Places every day … Continue reading

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