Do You Have Personal Growth Goals for the Coming Year?

Now that a new year is underway, many of us have been reflecting on the past year and considering what we want to accomplish in the coming year. I was forced into this reflection back in the summer, when my now-ex husband asked for a divorce. However, even though I’m not making any New Year… Continue Reading

Does Leaving the Phone Behind Stress You Out?

A couple of weeks ago, I forgot my phone. I rushed out the door that morning, in a hurry because I was running behind for a presentation I was giving. I didn’t realize I’d left my phone until I arrived at my destination. It was much too late to think about returning for it. One… Continue Reading

How to Create New Holiday Traditions

For me, the holiday season essentially starts with Halloween. I enjoy Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year. I have friends that celebrate Hanukkah, and in the past I’ve been able to join in. The holiday traditions we have bring joy to our lives and allow us to spend time with family and friends. Recently, I’ve… Continue Reading

5 Strategies for Battling the Mid-Afternoon Slump

Sometime between 1:30 and 2:00 pm, I start to drag. I feel tired and unfocused. It doesn’t matter whether I’m trying complete something for a client, whether I’m working on a special project of my own, or preparing to go to the grocery store. For many of us, battling the mid-afternoon slump is a real… Continue Reading

Shopping Review: Amazon’s Subscribe & Save

I like to exchange money for time. If I can pay a little extra, or find some way to automate certain chores, I will do it. This provides me with the ability to free up time to spend with friends and family, or work on things that are more important (and pleasant). One of the… Continue Reading