Happy in 2018

2018 is here! I can’t believe how fast 2017 went by. I swear my life speeds up more and more the older I get. I know a lot of you did your New Year’s Resolutions. Or maybe that’s just me… I’m kind of a nerd about New Year’s Resolutions. I love setting goals and making changes and feeling better, even if it doesn’t ...

Having the Courage to Believe

. Picture my morning last week…I’m laying in bed waiting for the urge to get up when my youngest daughter jumped in my bed to snuggle. It was time for her to get ready for school, but when prodded she admitted she didn’t want to go today. Well that was unusual for her, so I continued on, searching with questions to get to the real iss...

Failure

Failure. If reading that word doesn’t make you want to hide under the covers, you are a more well-adjusted person than I am. Did you know that the word ‘failure’ is the most feared word in the English language according to me? It’s not hard to figure out we all hate failure so much. If you want something and you work towards it and ...

The Good (New) Days

I just read the most interesting study about a concept called "presentism." Basically, the idea is that your brain only remembers snippets of the past and fills in the rest with details from the present. So if you're in a good mood, you're more likely to remember past events positively. If you're in a bad mood, you'll remember past events negativel...

5 Things You Can do to Have a Better Day Today

We are busy people. You wouldn’t be receiving these emails if you weren’t busy. I’m busy. I know how that goes! 5 Things You Can do to Have a Better Day Today: 1) Write down the three most important things you want to accomplish today and do them. Don’t forget to put the most important things on there too, like quality family time, taking care of your bo...