Posts Tagged ‘Give Back’

Happiness? now or later?

You subscribe to different websites, follow motivational speakers, scroll through social media. You talk about going on that trip of a lifetime, reconnecting with an old friend, volunteering, getting healthier, finding true happiness … the list is endless. Yet every day you look in the mirror and tell yourself … tomorrow I’ll start. Why wait…

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2016 Highlights

Happy New Year Monkeys. It’s the beginning of a New Year and the continuing journey of your best self. As we move forward with 2017 I am excited for the things to come but I also love to reflect on the past year too and celebrate all the fun, healthy, active outings we have shared…

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The gift that keeps on giving

5 years ago I had a vision to start an endowment fund for HMC that would allow us to give back in perpetuity.  At the time I had no idea how I would come up with the money to make it happen but what I did know is where there is a will there is…

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Christmas Kindness Advent Calendar

As we kick off the holiday season, I would like to invite you to count down to Christmas with a kindness advent calendar. This was shared with me today and it’s just too good to keep to myself. Christmas can sometimes become a stressful time and a little too commercialized but this little gem puts…

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Be kind to one another

Ellen ends her show by reminding us to be kind to one another, we teach our children when they are young and we all have good intentions but sometimes we need to focus more on creating those opportunities. As we head into the holiday season I would like to encourage you all to  focus your…

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Give Back and feel the happiness

Research has shown that the old saying of “It’s better to give than receive” is true on many levels. Besides feeling good about you for doing something for others it is also good for your physical health, self-esteem and personal empowerment. I can say from first hand experience how true that is. From picking up…

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Your chance to win

Hey monkeys, we are all about giving back this month and our advertising partner Skinwise dermatology would like to award one lucky monkey a beautiful gift basket worth over $200. Your chance to WIN! From Oct. 10 -31 you will be entered into a draw for a Skinwise gift basket valued at $190-$240. How? All…

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Happy Summer!

Hey, hey we’re the monkeys! Can you believe it has been 6 years of monkeying around and building an amazing community of fun, healthy, positive women?  It is amazing how time flies when you are having fun. This is the first July I have really taken off and enjoyed family and cottage life. I’ve squeezed…

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That’s Garbage

Today I rant, but only to make a positive change.  I truly try to stay positive because I do believe there is always a silver lining in every situation. However,  lately there is one thing that really bugs me. Garbage! Yes, garbage that lies in the streets, blows in the wind and clutters up the…

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Snow Angel Challenge

Oh the fun memories of making snow angels as a child. Falling in the soft snow, fanning our legs and arms in an attempt to make the perfect angel and then the art of getting up and away from it without wrecking the pristine outline of the angel. Yes, they are wonderful memories for all…

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