1. Take a Walk. No, Really, Take a Walk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Af7FQ1mYxdQ Take a Walk. No, Really, Take a Walk I’m great at making up excuses not to exercise. But it’s hard to make excuses for not walking. It’s free. You can do it anywhere! It’s a great time to share time with your friends and family. (And a great way to…Read More

  2. You’re Always in the Limelight

      You’re Always in the Limelight At first, I thought my message, “We are always role modeling whether we want to be or not,” was for parents, but now I know it is for everyone, because indeed, we are all always role modeling. No matter how old you are, those younger than you are watching…Read More

  3. Are We Really Making a Difference?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4DnJhGthq4 Are We Really Making a Difference? With all the poverty and suffering all over the world, it’s easy to wonder sometimes whether our donations are really making a difference. These statistics show that indeed they are! The quality of life, even in the wor…Read More

  4. Unplug to Recharge

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hW-qgI5hzmQ Unplug to Recharge When was the last time you were really alone? Truly by yourself? Just you and your thoughts…no cell phone, no tablet, no laptop. Many of us crave this solitude, though in today’s wired world it is a rare occasion. We check texts, ema…Read More

  5. Mind Your Mind!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhz4MsXdDHI Mind Your Mind! There is a lot in the media these days about being physically healthy, but what about mental health? And what is it really? Take a deep breath and read this definition from the World Health Organization: Mental health is a state of well-b…Read More

  6. Time for Mental Floss

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3fvdxP1syA Time for Mental Floss Reality TV shows and professional organizers attest to the amount of clutter we cram into our lives. My basement is living proof that we are accumulators.  Just like my basement, our minds can become cluttered too. Mind debris gets i…Read More

  7. Shut Off the Light and Go to Sleep!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkLNQOzM5_U Shut Off the Light and Go to Sleep! Lack of sleep has become a signature ailment today. Drowsy people are buying energy drinks and sleeping aides at record numbers! We view sleep as optional, sort of an off-on switch, like the ones on our computers or smar…Read More

  8. How Stress Affects Your Decision Making

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qK5KSD9dcI How Stress Affects Your Decision Making I’ve often said, because I believe it whole-heartedly, that we can’t make good decisions when we’re under a lot of stress. And wouldn’t you know, science has proven exactly that! Remember that stress hormone …Read More

  9. Does Money Make You Happy?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FS4BpVGgw0   “We have a lot less money, but we’re a lot happier these days,” a woman told me at a recent event. “Instead of going out, we fix meals together, play board games and watch movies at home,” she beamed. That same week I read yet another stud…Read More

  10. Caring for You, Too

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgCpWwpm_cw   By now you may be tired of hearing me say that we care givers are often so busy taking care of others that we neglect to care for ourselves. As I remind you that caring for yourself should be one of your top priorities, I must ask: When was your las…Read More