Wellness Wednesday – What is essential?

How often do you ask yourself the question in your life:  What is essential? Or a variation: what is essential for me right now?  I just listened to the audio book (and am re-listening, because it resonated so much) that many of you minimalists out there probably already know, called "Essentialism: the Disciplined Pursuit of Less" … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – What is essential?

State Fair – time to play

The Minnesota State Fair has begun. Around here it is known as the "great Minnesota get-together." Typically the fair attracts over 120 thousand visitors per day. Last year's records showed a couple of days of nearly a quarter of a million people in attendance for a total of nearly 2 million over the 12-day event. … Continue reading State Fair – time to play

Wellness Wednesday – move toward Joy

What brings you joy?  This question can strike fear into the hearts of some people. If it has been some time since you experienced either spontaneous or cultivated joy, you may feel scarcity or grief. If you have been living someone else's idea of a "good life" but not your own, you probably feel a … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – move toward Joy