Facing a seemingly impassable obstacle? Join the crowd! Sometimes, we’re up against a brick wall. Then we need to dig deep, get creative, and figure it out.
When you take on too much, when you lose sight of priorities, a little time “sleeping on the job” – or at least, sleeping – may prove to be a helpful exercise.
You had a lousy childhood. Now what?
Distraction may be the key to adult self-control.
Reminding myself of behavioral tricks for my diet, including a few bites of my fave dark chocolate.
Apparently, we’re doing more to harm our heart health than we realize. At least, so says – or implies – an article on Yahoo Health this morning. Remember the reports that watching television could shorten your life? Yep. That bad Glued-to-the-Tube habit is at the top of the list for harming heart health, along with […]
Dear Me, I don’t want to do what I don’t want to do. But I do. I know. It’s called responsibility. It’s called adulthood. Sometimes, it’s called survival. But if I only do what I don’t want to do, I’m tired and I’m cranky; my imagination stalls and my hopelessness fills out its contours all […]
Staying on track when it’s tough.
It is a holiday weekend in the US. Families are gathering, preparing picnics, watching Wimbledon (as I will be, shortly) or their other favorite sports. They’re preparing for foot races under a sizzling sun, for fireworks in the local park, for unwinding. They are slowing down. Pulling in. Taking a few days off. I am […]