College application signed, sealed and delivered? Are you ready for what’s coming your way? No, I don’t mean the tuition fees, text book costs and numerous pleas for just a smidge more spending money. I mean are you ready for your coop to be Read More
The other day I pulled into a Home Depot parking lot to get off the road as I sat in on a teleconference. While I was concentrating on the call, a big muscle, pickup truck pulled in opposite me. Big wheels, souped-up, loud, extra rods and rails all around.
Out from behind the wheel came a big guy. Shaved head Read More
Want less stress in your life? Learn to care less.
I imagine, them’s fighting words for some. And definitely easier said than done but, oh, so worth it. Developing a bit of a “meh” attitude about some things can really Read More
The frigid temperatures in winter, the heat and humidity of summer, traffic jams, snarky people, dirty dishes piled in the sink. There are so many things that can trigger a black mood faster than you can flip a switch.
What do you do when that dark cloud starts sliding into your consciousness? Do you do everything Read More
Let me count the ways…
How do I love ME? Well, let’s see, there’s… Um, er, well. And, well, there’s… or… Hmm. Well, so-and-so is always saying how brave/smart/talented I am, but I don’t really think I’m very brave/smart/talented. I mean, I’m just doing what anyone Read More
Imagine yourself sitting at the end of the dock. The sun warming your back. The clear blue water lapping at your toes.
And then your cell phone chirps , beeps, vibrates at you. A text, email, instant chat comes through. Work strikes again.
Why are we so spectacularly bad at completely Read More
Once when I was a struggling student I had an opportunity to go to Ottawa with a group I was working with part-time. It was a business trip, junior though I was, and I was second choice. The prime candidate ended up being unable to go. But, it was Read More