You and The Universe

We are each a tiny fleck in an enormous universe. Nature and the universe can be scary because they are so powerful, and there is still so much we have to learn, but there are ways that we can use the power around us to enhance…

Take the first step

It is so easy to make excuses when it comes to exercise but becoming too sedentary can be harmful to us. Think of a time when you have been sitting for a long time and when you stand up your legs feel stiff, and you might…

Easy Ways to Be Healthy in 2022

Being healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or painful. There is a difference between waking up one day and deciding you need to make some changes to your lifestyle and the decision that everything you enjoy has to go, you cannot ever eat…

The Power of Simple Gifts

What gifts do you enjoy giving or receiving? Gifts can offer so much more than a material thing. A gift can lift someone’s spirits, help them through a tough time, and show your love and appreciation. The effect of a gift can be long lasting…

What You Can Do When a Friend Deals with Illness or Death

We have all had those moments when a friend is dealt a blow, whether it is illness a death in the family, or another serious event. You feel helpless because you do not want to intrude, but you…

How to Tell if You Are a Badass

My friend Raleigh is my model for being a badass because he rises back up every time that life knocks him down. He absolutely refuses to stay down for long.

Several years ago, he had a massive stroke which left him with…

What Covid Has Taught Me

Sometimes even the experts don’t have the answers. When Covid first entered our lives, we felt blindsided. We were afraid, and we didn’t know how to protect ourselves, so we turned to the expert for answers. The problem with that was the experts didn’t have…

Learning to Relax

I am a professional at multi-tasking. If I am not doing at least two things at once then I am planning how to fit in three more in the next hour. …

What Children Really Need

I would love to tell you that I am naturally wise and I have always known about the list that I am going to share with you about what children need, but it has taken me three children of my own and thirty-nine years of teaching…

Break Free from Limitations

There are so many different ways that limitations are imposed on you. It might be someone expecting you to do things his way, it could be judgement, it could be due to age or gender stereotypes, and the list continues. …

Jennifer Bonn

My specialties are education, running, parenting, and self-help. My book 101 Tips to Lighten Your Burden can be found on Amazon. My blogwww.jenniferswriting.org

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