Drum roll for 2017!

Luckily, we measure time in years, sometimes seconds when things go really badly, which allows us to believe that we can leave a year behind and start a new one, hoping it will be better. This year for many, it’s a loud and clear drum roll we hear, as we eagerly wait to leave the […]

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At long last, chucking my 18-month planner!

It’s only the beginning of December and I already purchased the 2017 planner. I’m so done with the last 18-month rollercoaster ride! It’s no wonder my doctor suspected a mini heart attack! But I’m here and ready to enjoy the new year ahead. I’m armed with hope, a backpack full of resilience and an open mind […]

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Clean up your act: What to toss and what to keep in 2019.

We carry bags full of garbage along with our baggage and luggage. Garbage: What to toss. Baggage: Unwanted emotional crap that weighs us down, and luggage, were we keep our most valued possessions we should keep carrying around and in time probably recycle after having the contents turn into garbage or unnecessary baggage. So, it […]

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How to deal with the post-holiday blues.

First we prep for Thanksgiving and if that weren’t an ordeal in and of itself, we are immediately greeted by Black Friday. That’s the Holiday kick off. We get all revved up by stores’ ads, carols, tree-lighting events, family dinners, Christmas parties, kids’ end of school pageants and New Year’s Eve parties. December is a month […]

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New year, fresh start.

We want to make a fresh start, although life is a continuous line with actually no real break in time. Yet, this “New Year benchmark” provides us with an excuse to believe and hope that we can change something and do those things that haven’t worked in the past differently.

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