Tag Archives: relaxation

Reading Life

This post is by Abbie Johnson Taylor.   Thanks to StephJ for inspiring this. Since I love to read as much as I love to write, here are my answers to some questions about how I read. *** Do you … Continue reading

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This post by Jennifer Flaten As you know I love reading. It is one of my favorite things to do. There is nothing as satisfactory as losing yourself in a book. For me reading a good book can turn hours … Continue reading

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The Fresh Breath of Spring

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s time for planting and all around us are farms with tractors making rows and planting seeds. The smell of the fresh dirt never ceases to make me feel good – a … Continue reading

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Ties that Bind

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Despite the crummy weather in Wyoming last weekend, I was able to drive to my friends’ ranch near Kaycee and share time with my parents, my husband, Mary-dog, and our good friends Kevin and … Continue reading

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This post by Jennifer Flaten I caved in and bought one of the Adult coloring books (okay, is it just me or does that make it sound like there should be a brown wrapper on it or what). I’ve always … Continue reading

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This post by Jennifer Flaten When we were planning our move four years ago, it was stressful, but I thought I was handling it okay. Until, I wasn’t. I had a horrible anxiety attack that led to a trip to … Continue reading

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The Art of War; Or How I Learned To Relax

Post by Doris McCraw As I pondered this post I kept remembering the 1964 film, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb”. This political satire, by film maker Stanley Kubrick has one of the … Continue reading

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Unconscious Effort or Conscious Effortlessness by Stephanie Stamm

A few weeks ago in my yoga class, as we were moving into savasana, or final relaxation, my instructor asked us to release any remaining tension we might be feeling. Then he said, “Tension is unconscious effort. Relaxation is conscious … Continue reading

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Queen of the Mountain by Abbie Taylor

This post by Abbie Taylor. Do you have a recliner or a favorite armchair? Don’t you just love sinking into it at the end of a long, hard day with a book, newspaper, or TV remote control and a cup … Continue reading

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Autumn In Wisconsin

This Post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction Autumn has arrived in Wisconsin.  The morning weather forecaster says the trees will be in peak color in a week or so.  It’s all around us; the flaming red maples, the orange … Continue reading

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