Advice for the ages..

‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t…

Is anyone just “normal” anymore?

Where is it? Is it gone forever? Does anyone have a balanced, normal, peaceful, respectful, middle ground, friendly, non whacked, non aggressive personality these days?? We have been visiting car dealerships over the past week or so and have been disturbed to find the same personality extremes in sales people that I see at school…

RELAX!

This week saw the launch of phase 12 (?) of my never-ending, multi-closet organizational project. Like bunnies popping from a magician’s hat, the stuff (junk) I find seems to keep multiplying..it’s the oddest thing!! During this most recent sweep I did however stumble upon some interesting stuff including a long lost recipe for the best…

SCAREDY CAT..

So there I was at Publix last week, dutifully examining the fat content of various peanut butters..trying hard to ignore the in-store pharmacy at the end of the aisle with its big, colorful, in your face sign.. GET $10 off your groceries when you get the flu shot today! 😃👍 I should get it–no I…

Second Hand Stress

Knew it existed.. didn’t know it had an actual name. Second hand stress is the emotional and physical response we experience because of someone else’s stress and anxiety. A test back in 2009 found that exposing people to pheromones in simple stress sweat could trigger the fear center of their brains even when there was…

Thriving Relationships..

Is there a common thread in thriving relationships and marriages? I recently stumbled across what I consider to be a strong common denominator worthy of consideration: distilled down to one word it’s – BUILDING. It could be a hobby or a business, constructing a house or designing a garden. It could be sharing a passion…