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Bring it on

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      7 comments

Being stumped isn't always a negative. Hitting a hurdle force you to take a mental step back and view the problem from new angles. Ultimately, you're more apt to hit on a creative solution. So: embrace tough challenges; you'll leap Read more

Injured

Monday, April 30, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday morning, my friend started moving the car while I only had one foot inside. I fell down on the cement - injuring my left knee and left elbow. I thought I was ok, so we all went walking anyway - just a bit slower. I figured it would ... Read more

Get Organized

Sunday, April 29, 2012      4 comments

Prioritize tasks to start and end the day on a tranquil note. To free up time, look at each item on your list and ask, "Must it happen today?" If not, nix it for now. Then ask, "Can anyone else do it?" If so, delegate. Heading home,... Read more

Get Real

Saturday, April 28, 2012      3 comments

It's never too late to heed Mr. Roger's advice to be yourself. Why? Because authenticity is key for emotional well-being. Embracing your true self, warts and all, means you're choosing courage and connection with others over what anyone else ... Read more

Friday Funnies

Friday, April 27, 2012      5 comments

A mother crocodile was extremely busy and didn’t have time to plan out dinner for her family that evening. No big deal. She just grabbed a few things out of the fridge and threw them in the croc-pot. ____________________________
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4-26-2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012      4 comments

Clearing clutter is as good for the soul as it is for the living room.... Read more

Appreciate tradition

Wednesday, April 25, 2012      7 comments

Cultivate family traditions. They make occasions feel special and exciting, mark the passage of time in a happy way, and provide a sense of anticipation, security, and continuity. There’s no need to wait for traditions to emerge spontaneously. A... Read more

Aim High

Tuesday, April 24, 2012      3 comments

“In the long run men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high.” —HENRY DAVID THOREAU... Read more

3 more ways to stick to your exercise routine

Monday, April 23, 2012      1 comments

1. Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Don’t decide it’s worth exercising only if you can run five miles or bike for an hour. Even going for a ten-minute walk is worthwhile. Do what you can. 2. Suit up. Even if you’re not sure y... Read more

Sunday Silly

Sunday, April 22, 2012      3 comments

Did you hear about the monkey that was just like his dad? He was a chimp off the old block.... Read more

Saturday Silly

Saturday, April 21, 2012      1 comments

What does a monkey like on its toast? Gr-ape jelly. emoticon... Read more

3 ways to deal with deserved criticism

Friday, April 20, 2012      3 comments

1. Admit your mistakes. This is extremely effective. If you’re willing to take the blame, people will give you responsibility. Admitting mistakes is the first step, then … 2. Explain what you’ve learned. If you can show a critic that you’ve... Read more

Your refrigerator is making you fat!

Thursday, April 19, 2012      5 comments

Rearranging your refrigerator can be the key to avoiding a junk-food chow down. A study found that we're three times more likely to eat the first thing we see when we open the door than the fifth item we see - so shove the leftover pizza to the... Read more

6 ways to avoid overspending

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      3 comments

1. Be wary of checkout areas. There are lots of enticing little items here; ask yourself if you really need something before you add it to your pile. 2. Get in and get out. The more time you spend in a store, the more you’re likely to buy. ... Read more

4/17/2012

Tuesday, April 17, 2012      3 comments

“One cannot divine nor forecast the conditions that will make happiness; one only stumbles upon them by chance, in a lucky hour, at the world’s end somewhere.”—WILLA CATHER Read more


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