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)
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)
William Lamartine Thompson used his considerable talents to write several popular hymns throughout his life, but his story has a surprising entrepreneurial bent.
Thompson first had the idea to sell his songs to other publishers but was only... (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)
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)
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)
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” - Benjamin Franklin |
Did you know that people who write down their goals are more likely to achieve those goals? The biggest problem... (Read More)
The best part about working from home is that you can go to work in your pajamas, right? Well, that certainly can be a perk. Working from home can give you great freedom. You have the flexibility to work when you want to and the freedom to do it... (Read More)
Are you ready to embrace longer days and warmer temperatures? The first day of spring is generally recognized as the Vernal Equinox. But be honest - didn't you notice a 'spring' in your step as soon as you turned the calendar over to March?
March... (Read More)