ALL ACTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES Everything we think and say and do has consequences for us and for others. Like ripples on a pond our actions spread out and affect others because everything is interconnected. And, we need to remember that our actions are irreversible. We can’t always foresee all the consequences of our actions and … Continue reading Can You Handle the Consequences?
There are a lot of things that I appreciate about winter. There are no weeds to pull, no mosquitoes, no fruit flies in the kitchen, and I get to wear blue jeans and boots every day if I want. Of course, there is a down-side to winter, and that down-side is the cold. Getting out … Continue reading Staying Warm in Cold Winter Weather
I have watched in horror and disgust over the last few weeks how there has been a viciousness about who someone voted for. What is most surprising is that it is not coming from the usual complainants or accusers, but rather the ones that said that they held the moral high ground. Remember at the … Continue reading Did She Not Inspire You?
Christmas is a stressful and hectic time. Most people would love to make Christmas shopping easy. It can be difficult to fit everything in and save money while you are doing it. If you are stressed about finding the money and time to get your shopping done, you may want to follow these tips to … Continue reading How To Beat Christmas Shopping Stress
This time next week we should be all stuffed with great food, enjoying great company and watching the games. So, while most will be having turkey or ham, (mmmm yummy!) and a variety of sides, today I want to focus on the best part; dessert! Not sure about you, but I love cheesecake! My … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Cheesecake
Work, relationships, illness and money problems are common reasons for stress, but this election cycle takes the cake! Let's take the mysticism out of de-stressing. Stress is the feeling of being put under too much mental or emotional pressure and is an unavoidable part of life, but dealing with it is possible. Although the cause … Continue reading Let’s Breathe It Out, Together
With all of the hype and the future of our nation being tossed about, finding a calm place is next to impossible. If you have already vote, thank you! Your civic duty and commitment to it has been fulfilled, at least for now. Being a part of the community is vital for its success, but … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Outcome Is Up To You
Tuesday, we will know who the next president will be (fingers crossed). As Americans, neighbors, friends, family and strangers it is our collective responsibility to not gloat (we've seen that before). Remember, nearly half of the country is going to be severely disappointed with the winner, no matter what.
We like to think we’re rational beings. Realistically, you and I are just as illogical and emotional as the next guy. Democrats, Republicans. Liberals and Progressives are no more emotional than you and I are. Humans are emotional and routinely irrational beings. That’s just how it is. But you don’t have to live in the … Continue reading How Emotional Are Your Views?
At a time when deleted emails, audio recordings and ruthless tactics come to light in the media on a fairly regular basis, it's no surprise that the young leaders of today have spotted the need for leaders to demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior. As a matter of fact, young leaders of today believe that demonstrating … Continue reading Integrity Matters