Archive - Jan 2012 - Lifestyle News
Two local firemen, Taurus Young and Brian Arnett, were chosen to appear in the 2012 Mississippi Firefighters Calendar. On Friday, Jan.
The trees are boxed up, re-planted or chopped into firewood.Â The Santas have been deflated and the light shows turned off â most of them at least.Â But Christmas lingers on for me via the scales and in
When I want to be alone, which is often considering I am an only child with an independent streak as obvious as a forehead tattoo and my work requires me to be in constant contact with hundreds of oth
All my friends think Iâm crazy. No, wait.Â Letâs make that,Â they are pretty certain Iâve finally flown over the cuckooâs nest.Â I prefer to think of myself as frugalÂ â maybe even a tad cheap.
January 15 and 16 of 2012 shall be two beautiful days of our celebration of unity in our community because we have joined hands to form a cross to help make positive changes in our civil rights moveme
Admittedly, I am a crock pot snob. Not that I donât love the whole âeasy, dinner is done, one potâ thing.
The experts tell us that New Yearâs Resolutions are more likely to be carried out if we 1) set reasonable goals, and 2) break those goals into bite-sized pieces.
Recently, I wrote a piece on the popular New Yearâs resolution to lose weight. I interviewed Elaine Schimpf, a trainer at the Oktibbeha County Wellness Connection who made some very good points about how and why this resolution often fails. This information, combined with the nagging voice in my head thatâs been telling me for a while now that I need to get back in shape, sparked an idea Iâd like to share with our readers. Perhaps we can even encourage a few to join us.
Michael Wardlaw, a sports writer at Starkville Daily News and I have each taken on the challenge to make healthier choices in 2012 ââ not just for a few weeks or even a few months, but for the rest of the year. Our methods and ultimate goals might be different, but each of us decided that in our own ways we could live healthier lives. We decided to hold ourselves accountable to our readers while simultaneously offering our readers the opportunity to join us along this path to living longer, happier and healthier lives.