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A strong feeling of overwhelm. A too-long to-do list and not enough time to get through it. Time to take a deep breath. Time to take several deep breaths. Believe that this too shall pass. Calm down. And fill my mind with this beautiful affirmation by Dear Abby aka Pauline Phillips Just for today JUST FOR TODAY, I will live through this day only. I will not brood about yesterday or obsess about tomorrow. I will not set far-reaching goals or try to overcome all of my problems at once. I know that I can do something for 24 hours that would overwhelm me if I had to keep it up for a lifetime. JUST FOR TODAY, I will be happy. I will not dwell on thoughts that depress me. If my mind fills with clouds, I will chase them away and fill it with sunshine. JUST FOR TODAY, I…

Today’s Wednesday Wisdom is all about meal planning. Meal planning—at least for me—is fun. I love to make a food time-table for the week. As I work from home, this is sensible as it helps me organize my grocery lists and shopping. It helps me manage my time better when I plan. There are enough distractions when working from home without the “what to eat” challenge at mealtimes. Also, being a diabetic, my menu is one of my precious tools in managing my blood sugar levels. But wait. We also need food for our soul, right? That’s where this lovely menu for a fulfilling life comes in. Of course, plenty of choice, as any good menu is expected to be. This menu has starters, a main course and naturally, dessert. It’s a buffet! Help yourself. Feel free to pick as many items as you like. Starters Choose at least two.…

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