Want to Improve Your Outlook? Quit Complaining!

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Ted and Nate were long-time friends and roommates since college. Ted worked at a job he didn’t really like, and one day Nate finally said to him, “You know, Ted, I’m going to stop asking how your day was because you give me a negative answer every single time. Isn’t there anything good about that… Read more »

Being Mindful Is Critical to Wellness

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If we want to improve our overall wellness, we need to have a certain awareness of what we do to make ourselves well. In other words, we need to incorporate mindfulness, or the state of being aware of something, into our daily lives. Doing so will allow us to be more conscious of the little… Read more »

Less Is More… Find Freedom and Clarity with Less!

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Author Chuck Palahniuk wrote, “The things you own end up owning you.” We’ve just gone through a season in which the message of the holiday being about more than just “things” and getting presents contrasted directly with stores’ mega sales. The day after Thanksgiving, where we try to feel grateful for what we have, included… Read more »

Are You Always in a Hurry? Slow Down Now!

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The alarm goes off. Once you’ve had your cup of coffee, you need to get dressed, brush your teeth, walk the dog, prep lunch for yourself/the kids, check social media/check email, eat something … rush through traffic, get to work, check email, meeting, meeting, get work done, revise deadlines … does this sound familiar? Hopefully… Read more »

Turn that Frown Around!

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If you turn on the news or look at social media, you’ll unfortunately see quite a few negative stories. Right now, we have a lot of frustration and anger in the U.S., ranging from politics to poor behavior to climate. For many of us, the desire to remain informed conflicts with the desire to remain… Read more »

Master Your Time to Simplify Your Day

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For many of us, if we could have one super power, it would be the ability to control time–mostly because we feel we never have enough to do what we need and want to do. If you fall into that category, you’re in good company, especially considering in the last 20 years, leisure time has… Read more »

What It Means to Create Healthier Habits for Your Family

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When you think about what you really want for your family, success may come to mind, or love…but the foundation for all that starts with health. As the saying goes, good habits start at home, and one of the best ways to get your family happy and successful includes getting them healthy through good nutrition… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Becoming an Early Riser!

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If your morning consists of you hitting snooze multiple times and giving yourself about fifteen minutes to get out the door, you may want to rethink your wake-up routine. In fact, the most successful people tend to have a regular morning routine that goes beyond most people’s hurried morning rushes. If you want to become… Read more »

Are You Living Life to Its Fullest?

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When you consider your current life, can you think of anything you’d like to do? Accomplish? Do you have any “I wish I could/would…” thoughts swirling in your head? Are these things you really want to get done or just wistful dreams? Research says we experience the most positive emotional response when we move forward… Read more »

Be Creative and Liven Up Healthy Eating!

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If you’ve rotated the same six meals weekly for the past few months and want to find something new, consider looking on Pinterest. If you don’t have an account, it’s worth creating one just for recipes alone — the choices are literally right at your fingertips. Start broadly, then narrow your search. Let’s say you… Read more »