A study recently published in the Journal of Positive Psychology found that by doing one small creative task each day, participants experienced more enthusiasm and energy in their lives. It didn’t matter what they were doing or how well they did... (Read More)
We have checklists for everything... the grocery store, what to pack on a trip, and what we need to fix around the house. But have you ever made a fun to-do list? A "Family To-Do List" is a simple twist. If you or your little ones are stuck in the... (Read More)
"Be nice!" How many times a day do you say that to your kids? Do you practice what you preach? Being nice usually comes as second nature, as in - we just behave that way because we know we are supposed to. But with life being life, we are often... (Read More)
"Organization is so easy," said no Mom or Dad ever. On a really hectic day, even the simplest of tasks can fall straight into the downward spiral of an unorganized mess! If you have ever fallen victim to the house pest known as disorganization, keep... (Read More)
Were you one of the many whose holiday highlights this year included seeing the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One? Considering that it made an estimated $155 million in North America during the first weekend of its release, it seems that a lot of... (Read More)
The holidays are over, and you may find yourself left in a mood that is thankful but somewhat stressed from greeting relatives, cleaning up mountains of wrapping paper and finding places for all the new goodies. It doesn't seem right to just pack up... (Read More)
In the practice of meditation and yoga, a mantra is often used. This is a sacred word or phrase that helps bring the body to stillness and peace. It is a seed for energizing thoughts and focus.
In the western world, we have taken this idea and... (Read More)
It is the giving season. And with the commercials on TV, the decorations in stores, the ads popping up in Facebook, one might be led to believe that the giving season is really more about getting, getting, getting.
Take away the commercialization... (Read More)
In a world where too many people seem to be focused on finding things to be upset about, it can sometimes be hard to keep your 'feel good' working all day. So here's a suggestion to help you through your day: Do a good deed and smile.
Smiles... (Read More)