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Making time for the little things

October, as you probably have guessed, is the best month in our humble opinion. Halloween and trick or treating is the absolute pinnacle of the month, but it is also early voting, which we are very passionate about, it is also Mental Health Awareness day today (or yesterday for you, our readers), and it also the beginning of Flu season, not so fun, but it is oh so important to remember to get your Flu Shot! I know, Flu Shots are anything but exciting, but it is so important to put preventive care at the top of your to-do list.

Tis the month where being a little crazy, a little witchy and different is ENCOURAGED!

I have been to both a doctor’s appointment, for myself, and to the orthodontist, for a kiddo, this week (and it's only Wednesday) and I wasn’t even upset about it! Normally, it is a long, drawn out time wipe on my schedule, but not this month, the offices were decorated for Halloween and they had Keurigs, and that made everything okay. I kid you not, this month with all the decorations, parties, food and candy (except candy corn, they are just a waste of calories, they taste like you should light them up, i.e. they taste like what I imagine a candle tastes like) make me so happy.

Feeling Blah

How is everyone doing lately? I will admit to not feeling very cheery lately, I have been glued to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook like a fiend, I have been digesting all this information on, to begin with, one of my ultimate favorite actors as a kid, Bill Cosby. I watched the Bill Cosby show every week, I loved it, it was a brilliant show, Doctor marries a Lawyer, the show was heaven.

Religious practices and their place in our life and mental health

Today, which is actually yesterday for you, our dear reader, is Yom Kippur, a day where Jews reflect on their past year, their triumphs, their mistakes and ask forgiveness for those they have wronged. The tradition is to undertake a total fast, abstaining from both food and liquid, which got us thinking about how a religious fast can be very triggering (this train of thought was sparked after reading an instagram post of someone we follow).

Blink, and another week is gone!

Weeks seem to crawl at times and other times they seem to speed by, we are so often looking to get through until the next thing on the horizon we can look forward to. The next project, the next paycheck, the next sports game we get to watch, attend or play, the next date, the next appointment, the next breakthrough...we so often can’t seem to be content with today.

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