Kindness is easy … right? It’s the golden rule: Treat others how you wish to be treated. But all too often it seems to be a tall order. In an increasingly pessimistic society, it becomes easy to focus on the negative. Stories rife with tragedy... (Read More)
Meeting a new client can be nerve-wracking. First impressions matter, and it doesn’t take long to make an impression. Research has shown that within seven seconds, you have indicated whether you are trustworthy. That’s not long. If you’re... (Read More)
It's an old cliché we've all heard time and again throughout our lives: “nice guys finish last.” Some people use the saying as an excuse for looking out for themselves, but they might want to develop a new mindset. Sure, nice people don't... (Read More)
Nobody wants to have a bad day. But do you make a conscious effort to have a good day? Most of us wake up and let the day simply take its course. With a few easy steps, you can turn an ordinary day into an extraordinary experience.
It all starts... (Read More)
How do you imagine your ideal day? It probably starts with a really good morning, we're betting. Yet, is your dream of how you'd like your days to start (calm, perhaps with a cup of coffee while you enjoy a few minutes of peace and quiet) different... (Read More)
Books? What are those? With all the electronic gadgets, from tablets to gaming consoles to music devices, our children have little to no reason to read a paper book. They sometimes have to for school, but what about in their free time? Here are a... (Read More)
Change is hard for everyone, especially for young children. Times of transition, like the start or end of a school year, moving to a new home or even returning from a visit to their grandparents' house, can be tough. Disruptions caused by a change... (Read More)
What's in a hug? Can you give them freely? How often do we listen? Careful, focused, thoughtful listening. Probably not as often as we think. How often do we fail to relate to others and jump to inaccurate conclusions about their character or... (Read More)
We all wish we could have it all sometimes. We want to work harder so we can make more money, but that extra cash doesn’t mean much if we have to neglect our personal life and our loved ones to get it. The struggle is real!
Sometimes, it feels... (Read More)
Right now, you probably have more than enough things to worry about. And your to-do list is likely a lot longer than you'd like it to be. How well do you handle the mental burdens that weigh on you? Mental health should be just as much of a priority... (Read More)