It will only take a minute! You jump in the car for a quick trip to the grocery store for a needed item for dinner. The meal you have prepared is in the oven and will be done in about 15 minutes. Ah, you've got this. Except you only get 100 yards down the road … Continue reading You’ve Got This!
Do you hate the glaring and annoying sound of an alarm clock? How about the high pitch scream of a smoke detector? What about being awakened way too early by the very loud and deep bass sound of hip-hop music? If you read my post yesterday, "Improve Your Mornings," then you already know I don't … Continue reading And Finally…Silence Returns!
If you're like me, I proudly state, "I don't do mornings." It was easier when I was younger and filled with a lot of energy. Not so much anymore. As we progress through different stages in our life, mornings can become incredibly challenging. Many of you have to arise to the sound of an alarm … Continue reading Improve Your Mornings!
If you're like me, then you love nothing more than getting a really good nights sleep. Have you ever really intently observed your child(ren) in the morning when he/she awakes? In most cases, she has a smile on her face, a sparkle in her eye and an unstoppable amount of energy. Most of us look at her in complete bewilderment, thinking to ourselves, … Continue reading 10 Way to Sleep Better
Like millions of people across the globe, I have been glued in front of my television watching the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. I can't look away for even a second for fear that I will miss something truly outstanding. I have screamed at my television with absolute joy and excitement. My heart has felt broken … Continue reading It’s Only Been 5 Days
If you've had some sort of surgery in your life, then you may feel these points of consideration don't apply to you. Well, they do. If you've never had surgery before, then they definitely apply to you. And if you're a family member or friend who will be helping someone before or during surgery, then these apply to … Continue reading 5 Steps Before Surgery: what your doctor doesn’t tell you
Oh, I am so excited! Football season is upon us! Keep reading as I want to help all the women grasp the basics of football. Let me be more specific. I am talking about American football. I'm not referring to fútbol or soccer as Americans call it. We're talking about America's second favorite pastime (after baseball, of course). … Continue reading Women! Learn About Football
Interested in "Life Lessons?" Or did I get your attention with the word "Duke?" Well, I'm not talking about the duke, as in a monarch ruling over a duchy or a member of the nobility. Nor am I referring to Duke, as in Duke University a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina, United States. I'm … Continue reading Life Lessons From Duke
The struggle is real! We have all been depressed at some time or another. Things happen of which we have no control over. We react and we respond. Some of these uncontrollable and unexpected events lead us to feelings of depression. This is known as situational depression. However, if like myself, you have been diagnosed with … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get UN-depressed
I can't believe we're already into the month of August. Us Oregonians are funny about the summer and the warmer temperatures. In fact, we all get a bit crazy regarding the weather altogether. Right about the month of January, we all start to moan, whine, and complain about the constant gray skies and the never-ending rain. … Continue reading Every Single Year