Busted: It does NOT take 21 days to break OR make a habit

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit....more

Take Care of Yourself - My Weekly Plan to Stop Feeling Like Crap

Problem:You feel like crap all the time. Whether you're tired, lethargic, sore, have pains in your stomach/head/neck, or just feel icky, it's definitely a thing.For me, it's all of those things....more

Wees zelf altijd aan het woord en leer niks nieuws

Ik kreeg vandaag een nieuwsbrief binnen van een vereniging waar ik lid van ben. De Nederlandse afdeling van deze internationale vereniging bestaat dit jaar 50 jaar. Het zijn de Gouden Jaren is het thema van alle activiteiten die dit jaar worden georganiseerd. ...more

Greeting cards: How long to display them?

Last weekend, it was my birthday, hence, I was given a few cards.  Even in this digital age, I still love getting paper cards.  See them displayed? How long do you typically keep them around?  I don’t really have a set in stone time limit.  It can be anywhere from a week to a month, depending on how distracted I am at that point in my life....more

How I Get Stuff Done With ADD

I have ADD. For years I struggled with disorganization so great it could easily be classified as a force of nature. Sometimes I wonder if my things actually sprout legs and wander off on their own. Because of this, I’ve made myself into a creature of fierce habit: The only way for me to not lose my keys is to always, always put them in the key basket as soon as I get home. The only way to make sure I don’t forget something important for work is to never let it leave my bag. ...more
I've often wished I could stick closely to a schedule. Every one I've tried has fallen apart. I ...more

Defining Your Personal Wellness Path Step 3

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Fantastic Advice! Loving all your posts so far can't wait for step 4.more

How to incorporate simplicity into your life

Everyone's lives are full and busy with "to-do" and "must-do" lists.  It's time to slow down and incorporate a few simple ways to avoid life's speed trap. ...more

About the Dad Who Left His Baby in the Car

Last week, I read an article about a dad who forgot to drop his baby off at daycare, went to work, and then discovered the baby in the car nine hours later. It was a horrible story....more

20 Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Nutrition

Do you eat breakfast? Do you eat at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day? Do you drink at least 6 glasses of water a day? How many times do you eat fast food in a week? Do you try to eat healthier than you used to? Do you feel drained mid afternoon? Is your intake of sugar, tea and coffee high? Do you crave certain foods? Are you feeding your family as healthy as you...more

When did the word "diet" mean crazy eating habits

When did the word "diet" become a word for crazy, unhealthy eating habits and deprivation?  The word "diet" means what we consume or what we eat.  We either have good eating habits or bad ones.  Our diet can consist of more fresh fruits and vegetables and be healthy and nutritious or our diet can consist of unhealthy foods that eventually make us feel drained of our energy.  You get the picture- a diet isn't a rigid regime that is often sold to us.  Your diet is the choice and consumption of food you eat   You make the c...more