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The Secret To Happiness

Although it may surprise you, the answer to this question is very simple. The only way that we will ever be happy is to surrender to God’s will. That’s it! Although it may sound simplistic, that is the ultimate answer. If we are constantly…

Healthy New Year

As someone who has been overweight, underweight, and is now at a healthy, happy place in my life, here are my own top five tips for achieving your health goals: 1. Learn how to eat mindfully. Eat like a young child. Children eat far more…

Faith and Fitness

We all know exercise is good for us. But our relationship with it is … complicated. Some of us are “yo-yo” exercisers. Our treadmills, weights, bikes, fitness apps, and gym memberships see bursts of use and then gather (real or…

Give thanks

As Catholics, we celebrate Thanksgiving with a deep sense of prayer, gratitude, and joy. It’s a special time to recognize our dependence on our loving Creator and glorify him. We pray that the Lord will fill our hearts with thanksgiving,…

Getting quality sleep

We may think of sleep as that elusive thing that we can’t quite catch enough of at times in our life. Sleep, however, is essential for much of our functioning during waking hours. Sleep is when our bodies rejuvenate cells, tissues, organs,…

Making the Most out of Summer

What is your first thought about summertime? “Yay, no more schedules! Time to have fun!” or “Uh-oh, what do I do without the school-year routine? The kids will be bored.” Whether you are looking forward to the unstructured freedom of summer…

Beware of Digital Gluttony

My family saves all year for a trip to the lake region of Maine each summer. Once there, we head to Camp Loseekum, a bare-bones cabin that has been in my husband’s family since the late 1800s. There are many things I love about this…