Category Archives: life balance

Seven Minute Rule

In my last blog I talked about the One Minute Rule as a way to cope when you feel buried under clutter, responsibility, or both.  Now we are going to talk about seven minutes that can benefit you way beyond … Continue reading

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Just Quit!

There are things you need to quit doing. I am not going to go into the obvious, like quit eating tons of sugar, quit smoking, or quit sleeping in instead of exercising. These are things that you may not even … Continue reading

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Family Dinner

Yes , we are busy families with crazy schedules. Understood. However, committing to at least a few family dinners per week could mean a much healthier family physically, emotionally and mentally. When we eat at home we tend to cook … Continue reading

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Stop Driving Yourself Crazy

I read something crazy the other day. Americans are commuting farther than ever. Even with gas prices soaring, we are driving further and spending more time in our cars. It is speculated, however, that most of this is due to … Continue reading

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Physical Health Tips That Won’t Deplete Your Savings

Taking a proactive approach to your health is always in order. It does not need to cost you a salary in supplements or a week’s worth of time. There are simple, inexpensive, quick habits that you can incorporate into your … Continue reading

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Mental Health is the Key to Success

In my book, “How to Beat a Tough Economy: A Mom’s Survival Guide to Living on a Tight Budget,” I discuss laying the foundation for success through “Chatter Matter.” Chatter Matter is that little voice in your head that can … Continue reading

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2012

2012 is here! What are we to think of this most precarious year? Rapture, Apocalypse, Armageddon – oh my! Now more so than ever we understand how much our attitude, feelings and choices create our lives. With this in mind, … Continue reading

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Your Kids and Social Media

We are aware that our kids have more opportunities than ever to find trouble. The numerous options available for them to connect with the wrong people can send many of us into a virtual tizzy. Rather than be overwhelmed, just … Continue reading

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Stop Procrastinating!

Procrastination steals you of your motivation and momentum. When you are consistently engaging in activities that keep you from making those important steps toward your goal, you become stagnant. Even worse, you can fall behind. Nip your procrastinating ways in … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the Holidays

Think back to last holiday season. Did you run yourself ragged? Get too little sleep and spend way too much money? Did you allow your healthy routines to go by the way side? Did you even bother with a New … Continue reading

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