The easiest way to have our expectations met is to let others know what they are. In your marriage and family life in particular, there are five times when you need to ask for what you want for a calmer, happier life. In our busy lives, with all of the roles we hold, it seems like we’re ... Read More about Five times when you need to ask for what you want.
Christmas can be a super-stressful time. But with these strategies, you can survive your family Christmas with your sanity intact - and maybe even with dignity and grace! Christmas is a high-pressure time. Put together family who may not spend much time together, along with budget blow outs, ... Read More about Countdown to Christmas: How to survive your family Christmas with your sanity intact.
Everyone needs to withdraw from the world now and again. Here you can learn how to create your own personal retreat by following some simple guidelines. What image comes to mind when you think of the words "personal retreat"? A place where you’re pampered in both body and mind? A luxurious spa ... Read More about How to create your own personal retreat.
There’s more information out there than we can even imagine- information that can enable us to live better, richer lives. The challenge is to engage with this information and implement what we learn. With these simple strategies, you can begin to do just that. One of the reasons I suck so ... Read More about Simple strategies to implement what you learn.
Christmas is a beautiful time where the focus of the day is on family and togetherness. You can make both the lead up to Christmas and the day itself even more meaningful by creating family Christmas traditions. For those of us that celebrate Christmas, we know that the holiday season will ... Read More about Countdown to Christmas: Create family Christmas traditions.
You don't need to feel overwhelmed by Christmas. With some advance planning, it's possible to prepare for Christmas dinner with minimum stress. Growing up, Christmas was a magical time. My grandmother on my mother’s side was very much the matriarch, and the Christmas-hosting queen. Back then, ... Read More about Countdown to Christmas: How to prepare for Christmas dinner.
Fiction books have always represented love, inspiration and comfort to me. They have enabled me to live many lives, have many loves, and visit many places far beyond my real life experience. Welcome more reading into your life with these 15 ways to read more fiction. As a child and teen, I read a ... Read More about 15 ways to read more fiction.