Throughout the history of our race, mankind has had a desire to be liked. While being likeable comes naturally to some, there are others who need a little work. If you would like to be someone people love to see walk into a room, try some of these tips: Smile Smiling immediately gives those around you a warm and happy feeling. Think of how great it feels when a baby smiles at you. Try smiling at people as you make eye contact and pass them on the street, down the halls or while eating in a ... Continue Reading
Become more likeable through touch, compliments, and sharing with others.
Go eco-friendly this Halloween using these tips to go green.
Ghosts, skeletons, black cats, oh my! The witching hour is soon at hand and the only thing spookier than the things that bump in the night is the impact our festivities can have on the environment around us and the health of our children. We've already talked about using soy candles, making your own costume, and purchasing earth friendly make-up - but here are even more ways to go green this Halloween. Pumpkins Support your local farm that uses sustainable and organic farming practices. ... Continue Reading
Bring in Autumn with nature walks, leaf collections, apple picking, and more.
Autumn is one of my favorite times of year, the smells, the changing of the weather are truly glorious! In the busyness of a new season of school activities and sports and prep for the holidays, sometimes it is hard to remember what Autumn really brings. Here are our top ten ways to bring the new season. Go on a nature walk Even if you don't live somewhere with mountains or regular hiking trails, Autumn itself brings in nature with cooler weather and the changing colors of the ... Continue Reading
Check out these 5 ways to squeeze in exercise in unexpected places, including the grocery store and park.
I know lots of moms who always want to exercise, but, can’t always make the commitment to get to the gym. There are so many ways to accomplish this one goal, that I’d like to share some ideas with you. I’ve previously written about getting your kids outside for 15 minutes of activity before you go home and now I’d like to give some solid “nuts and bolts” for YOU, the parent, to do while you’re kids are playing. Check out these 5 ways to squeeze in exercise in unexpected ... Continue Reading