Love is an action, never simply a feeling.
You can still control what you eat when you go out to dinner. Drink a glass of skim milk before you leave home to curb your appetite a bit, and have a healthy meal in mind before you get there -- knowing what you want will ensure that you avoid looking at the menu and being tempted. Ask for oil and vinegar or the house vinaigrette on your ...Read more
It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.
If you're prone to backaches, especially in the morning, try sleeping on your back with your knees raised on a pillow. If this is uncomfortable, sleep on your side with a pillow between your knees.
Don't obsess over weight -- pick something such as waist measurement or dress size to chart your progress. A great way to do this is to pick two outfits: one that fits perfectly at the start of your diet, and one that's too tight. Try them both on every four weeks to get a real feel for how you're doing.
Woman is not born: she is made.
Dying for some chocolate? You might just need magnesium! Many women are deficient in magnesium, which is found in chocolate. Instead of a candy bar, try a supplement. If you still find yourself wanting chocolate and knowing you shouldn't have any, eat a banana instead -- it's been known to satisfy cravings.
What is enough? Enough is when somebody says "Get me the best people you can find" and nobody notices when half of them turn out to be women.
Never Give Up: Hope and Encouragement Book for WomenTrenee' Zweigle, RN
This is an excellent book of encouragement and empowerment to women, along with life changing tools to move forward in a positive manner. Be the best that you can be...you can accomplish anything you put your mind and heart into!<...
Healthy food doesn't mean no flavor! Here are a few simple tips for keeping good taste in your food:
* Boil rice in a mix of half water, half fruit juice, rather than butter and salt.
* Seasoned rice vinegar on salads tastes like oil and vinegar, but is fat-free.
* Use nutmeg or other seasonings instead of salt -- be creative!
* Don't skimp...Read more
Not out of right practice comes right thinking, but out of right thinking comes right practice.
If you're trying to eat healthier or lose weight, remember that how you eat is just as important as what you eat. Avoid eating anywhere except the dinner table, and don't work while you eat -- this helps you concentrate on what and how much you're eating. How quickly you eat is also a factor; if all else fails, try eating with ...Read more
I believe the greatest gift I can conceive of having from anyone is to be seen, heard, understood and touched by them. The greatest gift I can give is to see, hear, understand and touch another person. When this is done, I feel contact has been made.
Skirts that are especially short or especially long tend to be unflattering on taller women. Rather than tucking in shirts and blouses, wear them over skirts or pants. Wide belts are very flattering, but tight ones shuld be avoided.
It is necessary to grow accustomed to freedom before one may walk in it sure-footedly.
Slim lines and narrow belts are very flattering to petite women. Soft, flowy fabrics are also a plus, so long as they fit well. Try to avoid overpowering prints -- they should be subtle.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
No matter what people say, the season's fashions are not what's important -- after all, they don't look flattering on everyone. Instead of sweating over being trendy, dress in styles that express your personality and flatter your figure. Even the newest fashions can look tacky if they don't fit properly.
Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.
Got a loose button on a jacket but don't have time to sew it back on just yet? Use a dab of clear nail polish on the threads to hold it in place ... until you can find your sewing kit, that is.
Winning has always meant much to me, but winning friends has meant the most.