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)
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)