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…

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…

The Outsized Positive Impact of One Little Decision!

I made a teeny tiny decision last week that immediately improved my life.  Sound too dramatic? Well try this on for size: I didn’t give up anything, I didn’t add anything, all I did was create a shift. Let me describe my morning routine:  Get up Take the dog out Make coffee Read the news…

Braced for Impact

I absolutely hate driving when it’s dark. It never used to bother me until I hit a deer, now I drive with fists and butt clenched, eyes peeled for the parade of animals I’m convinced are poised to commit Harry Carry by jumping onto the hood of my car. It’s mentally and physically exhausting… 😩 This…

Five Things to remember as you transition into adulthood.

#1  Set your standards high. Don’t put yourself in vulnerable situations where you’ll be tempted to trade your integrity for short-term reward or relief. Nothing is more valuable than your character, your honor and your good name. #2  Request help right away when you need it.  It’s not a sign of weakness..as a matter of…