Did you know that in ancient China, people used to send written messages to wish others a Happy New Year? The messages were actually part of the tradition to scare away the wild beast Nien. |
In the spirit of this ancient tradition, here is a bit... (Read More)
Payday should be the happiest day of the month. Finally the balance in your bank account is higher than two digits, until you add up all your bills. Then you watch as that balance shrinks, shrivels and ultimately dies in the negative region. When... (Read More)
Making new friends is an expected part of childhood. But is it only for children? Of course not. Old friends are wonderful, but making new friends as adults is still important. In fact, an active social life has numerous physical and mental... (Read More)
No matter what business you are in, growth is most likely one of your main goals. You know that a great part of the continued success of your business is the ability to bring existing customers back and to bring new ones in. How do you do this... (Read More)
A post recently making the rounds on Facebook lists questions you can ask your children to encourage conversation and get them to open up about their day. One of the questions is: What is one good thing that happened today?
It's a great question... (Read More)
It's a new day. Time for a fresh start.
You've probably seen this Brad Paisley quote: "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one."
It's good. But Paisley certainly isn't the only person who has given us food for... (Read More)
When you were a kid, was there that one house in the neighborhood that everyone was afraid to go near? You just knew that the homeowner was evil and possibly stored small children in their garage. In reality, they probably just did not want to... (Read More)
As a kid were you expected to take part in household chores every Saturday morning? Sure there were the cartoons and cereal, but after that was over, it was time to clean the house. As you got older, those chores had to be done before you left for... (Read More)
Cold and flu season is upon us, and as much as we all hope to avoid catching something, we inevitably do. Calling in sick to work when you work from home can be just as much of a hassle as convincing your boss you are actually sick. So here's how to... (Read More)