Think of one of your most cherished childhood memories. Pull it up and replay it in your mind. How clear is the memory? Can you trust it?
The science of how we create memories is fascinating. It’s constantly changing as is our understanding of... (Read More)
Want to put a smile on someone's face today? It doesn't take much. Gestures of kindness often require little on the part of the giver, yet the impact can be so great.
If someone is on your mind, it's important to act on that prompting. A simple... (Read More)
The furniture could use a good dusting, and the floors... well, of course they have some dirt on them. You walk on them every day. Cleaning house is only one of the things on a to-do list that never goes away. You could replace cleaning with... (Read More)
Some things were just better in our memories. Think of Grandma's savory meatballs for Sunday dinner or her sweet sugar cookies for dessert. Your grandmother’s recipe was always the best! But now you’ve grown up, and you simply can’t perfect... (Read More)
How does it feel when you open the mailbox and there is something inside just for you?
Susan Lendroth said, “To write is human, to receive a letter: [Divine]!”
It's true. There is just a special feeling when you open the mailbox and find a... (Read More)
As adults, we have so much stress in our lives. Some of it, such as bills and work stress, can weigh heavily on our shoulders, while other things, such as trying to decide what is for dinner, are temporary and taken care of in a short matter of... (Read More)
You know the feeling. Your neck is stiff. Your jaw aches from clenching it. Your head is pounding. Your back hurts. And you just want to close your eyes for a minute. It’s one of those days where the stress is taking over. You may not have time... (Read More)
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)