Maybe you should avoid those unique baby names

I have a few friends who are expecting babies right now. And one of the things that I love is hearing their criteria for choosing a baby name....more


It is important that we take time each day for ourselves to foster an attitude of enthusiasm. Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Real tips to improve your memory

Why not make 2014 the year to increase your long-term, short-term and working memory?Here are some great tips I found:1. Build a memory palace.This tips recommends associating items on a list with certain spots on a well-known route.2. Say it out loud.You'll be 10% more likely to remember. (Especially true with names when you repeat them back out loud.)3. Look at nature.It helps you increase your memory.4. Take a nap.Napping increases creativity and decreases the brain's resistance to learning.5. Write it down....more

4 Ways to Tap into Your Creative Genius

In my last post, I wrote about how we all have our own unique genius in us. This week, I'm following up with some ways you can tap into that creativity more. I've said it before and I'm bound to say it again—creativity is innate. We all have it. You can choose to nurture it and get more from it. Here's some ways to help you do it:...more

Genius -- It's in YOU

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."—Albert EinsteinGenius. It's a word traditionally reserved for society's greatest. Einstein. Newton. Shakespeare. Monet.We put it on a pedestal. When we use this word in this context, we are talking about something so exceptional it's unattainable for most people—that's what makes it genius....more

[pray, write, repeat]

I just watched a wonderful video of Elizabeth Gilbert, author of ...more

Motherly Advice

I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all parents and kids are not created equally, but are wholly individual in personality and style. Regardless of these differences, the basic needs of love, patience and support remain constant....more

The Joy of Joy

How many minutes of our day do we spend enjoying the "joy" of our lives.  I would suspect that most of us do not do it enough.  It may seem like a simplistic notion, creed, of living, but honest and fulfilling nonetheless.  There are so many individuals among us, that naturally our lives range from one complexity to the next.  However, we all have joy, don't we? ...more

Eat, Pray and Love Author Puts It Out There

If you have 20 minutes, check out this clip on TED from Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert from my home blog at : ...more

How to be more like Steve Irwin

How to be more like Steve Irwin An interviewer once asked Steve Irwin if he drank coffee. Steve responded enthusiastically “NAH MATE – the top of my head would blow off” he’s right, it probably would. We can learn so much from Steve Irwin – his energy, his passion, his genius, his big giant heart, his crazy spirit, his endless love for his family, his zoo and his wildlife. ...more