Concur the buffet line. Research shows that slim people to different things at an ‘all you can eat’ buffet. We can emulate their behaviour to help us cut down on eating to excess. First they check out the entire buffet first, without a plate. They look at everything that is … Continue reading Slim by Design
I had an encounter with a rude customer service agent the other day. When I asked her for help, she literally leaned in towards me, pointed her finger at me and said in the most condescending voice, “I’ll deal with you later.” Gulp. I am a sensitive person and it … Continue reading Time to be Rude?
Ah, social media, you gotta love it. Or not. Personally, for the most part I’m ok with social media. I don’t get it 100% but it’s been good to me, so I’m going to stick around. I really like Facebook, my Facebook page is a happy place. Full of inspiring … Continue reading Choose your News
I stumbled upon this site called Brief but Spectacular and there I met this 94 year old powerhouse – and today I’d like to quote her thoughts on aging… “And there is always the possibility that romance comes your way. Just liking someone is a treat because part of being … Continue reading Comparison is the Thief of Joy
I heard a discussion on the radio about Sofia Loren and her ‘secrets’ for positive aging. Now many of us have a different type of beauty than she exudes and I confess to thinking that it was highly unlikely that any thing she said would apply to me. But, as … Continue reading Stifle the Ughs
The Family Huddle – what’s up with that? If you find you are getting seept away in the current of busy-ness with your family. If you are tired of reacting to situations that get your goat? If you would like to take a more proactive stance. Think about implementing the … Continue reading Huddle-Up!
Stop counting on willpower. Have you been envious of people who seem to have so much willpower it never seems to wane? Well if it makes you feel any better, nobody, no – no – nobody has infinite willpower to behave exactly as they wished from now until eternity. And, … Continue reading Stop Counting on Willpower
Ready for something completely different? If you like adventure and people and new experiences Couch Surfing may just be for you. In just a few short days, I stayed with a couple who had lived on a boat for a year, had a private poolside yoga lesson by a hula-hooping … Continue reading Re-Think Your Summer Vacation Plans
I have be practicing retro-walking or backward locomotion lately both to reduce the boredom of conventional walking and for the added health benefits. What I didn’t expect was the unusual analogy to life. When walking forward we see where we are going, like our lives, we watch our future unfold … Continue reading It Doesn’t Have to be that Hard.
Know when to take action Your colleague is late and it’s affecting you. Your spouse says that certain word that gets your back up. Your kid left something at the top of the stairs instead of bringing it downstairs. You caved and had the extra slice of pizza even though … Continue reading Know When to Take Action