Thursday, May 12, 2022

Wisdom, Humor, and Inspiration in February

I found this quote when I was doing research for my church talk about learning and teaching the gospel. Example is a powerful teacher.


I like this, and I believe it's pretty much true, too.

I can relate to this lady 😆

"Of all the medical conditions I see, hair loss, especially in women, causes more tears." Amen to that! But not anymore for me. I now have "lusher locks" and it was easier than I ever imagined!

If I ever get cancer--which I don't plan on doing, but you never know what will happen in the roller coaster of life--I'm going to get this book.

This is what a healthy lifestyle is, and not just for avoiding or treating cancer: "a 24/7 lifestyle, a self-empowered mindset, and a long-term commitment."


This is hard, but it works. And it gets easier.

This could be talking about me! 
I lost my husband (not to death, but to his own tragic choices), and these strategies work really well for me. Being organized and maintaining routines and planning my days helps me to stay mentally, physically, and emotionally healthy no matter what I'm going through. And when things have been especially tough, the last part of this advice really helped me.


There's a dangerous side to the body acceptance movement. 

I watched a webinar done by a former college admissions officer and it was helpful and informative. I still can't believe that John is gearing up for the whole college admissions process.

I'm a long-time fan of the Pomodoro Method! I've been using it for years, and it works well.

This is great advice. I've had to think a lot about my time and how I use it as I've gotten back into the working world.


I'm a big believer in self-sufficiency, a.k.a. self-reliance. Among other things, I now regularly bake my own bread and do a summer garden, and I'm more aware of where my money is going and how to hold on to more of it.

This was a nice article about virtue. I'm far from perfect and I make mistakes every day, but I know that I'm a genuinely good-hearted person with high moral standards, and I love the peace that comes from living a virtuous life.

"Realize that virtuous living is a choice and decide to follow righteous living." There really is no better way to live!

This is encouraging. 
Financially my life is going to be very different from what I thought it would be, and while it can be scary and overwhelming, I know that I can do it and that I'll be okay. Better than okay, I can thrive! (Famous last words, ha ha!)