Why Need Less, Give More?

Need Less, Give More….Why? It’s not about money.  It’s not making less.  It is about consuming less, using less, needing less.  And, sharing, giving, more money… to organizations and individuals and causes, without agenda and, sometimes,  “just because.” And it is about giving more than money.  It is about being available to … Continue reading

21-Second Decision

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Habits come and… are gone!? We know that it takes 21 days to make a habit, right?  Consistently doing something 21 days in a row makes it feel comfortable, or normal, or, at least, not terrible.  And the habit is born and can be done with little effort or thought. … Continue reading

The Third Third

Guest blog by Dave Hensleigh, Authentic Mexico Travel Life is in Thirds We experience many things in thirds including life itself. The first third is that set of years from birth through marriage -or first child -or first career. It seems to have gone quickly, it involves many transformations, and … Continue reading

Texting while driving? Stop it!!!

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We used to think we could multitask.   More and more it is being proven that we can not.  I remember reading an article after the movie “You’ve Got Mail” was out that said being constantly interrupted by email lowered a person’s IQ as if they were smoking marijuana. A … Continue reading

Every Moment Counts

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Dave and I have had 17 different addresses in our 41 years of marriage.  Granted, 41 years is a long time, but 17 moves is a lot of moves, too.  5 states, much criss-crossing, many miles driven, boxes loaded, possessions weeded out, change of address cards mailed. My favorite place? … Continue reading

From Clarity Comes Peace and Confidence

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A workshop I wrote and have presented a number of times is on writing a personal mission statement.  I refer to it often. I have had an affirmation partner since 2007.  We are less consistent now than we were when we started and we have edited, added/changed, our affirmations slightly … Continue reading

Health and Energy

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Listening to Orion Samuelson this morning, I gained a bit of insight into the grocery marketing world. He revealed that the large grocery store chains have been challenged (hurt) by specialty stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.  The large chains rent shelf space to companies.  That’s why there are … Continue reading