10 Ways Volunteering Helps You and Others

Have you ever volunteered your time to a non-profit organization or in your community? Volunteerism is truly a gift from the heart. It’s not about the praise or recognition. It’s about the support you willingly give to others. Volunteering can come in many forms. When you find the type of volunteer work and organization thatContinue reading “10 Ways Volunteering Helps You and Others”

The Power of Optimism and Pessimism

How can both optimism and pessimism have power? You’ll probably assume the power of optimism means it’s positive and good. While in contrast, the power of pessimism is negative and bad. That’s partly true. However, if we take a look at how both can impact our mental health, we’ll find that they can have meaningfulContinue reading “The Power of Optimism and Pessimism”

Book Review: Someday Is Not a Day in the Week

Someday Is Not a Day in the Week, written by Sam Horn, includes 10 hacks to make the rest of your life the best of your life. The book was a delightful surprise that I would have never expected. It was a random find really. I was shopping at the Dollar Tree with my daughterContinue reading “Book Review: Someday Is Not a Day in the Week”

3 Steps to Create Holiday Calm

Gasp! How can I be talking about the holidays already? I noticed a few weeks back that the Halloween decorations were starting to grace the shelves of my favorite stores and the aisles were getting cleared to make room for Christmas items. Every year it feels like the holiday craze starts earlier and earlier. IContinue reading “3 Steps to Create Holiday Calm”

Kindness Matters and Doesn’t Cost a Thing

The world feels like a crazy place these days. Sometimes it seems like we’ve completely lost our way. People are arguing in the grocery stores over masks. You can’t talk about politics without it turning into a heated debate. We still have COVID-19 cases surging across the country. Senseless acts of violence are happening moreContinue reading “Kindness Matters and Doesn’t Cost a Thing”

Feed Your Soul and Fuel Your Focus

Do you have a hobby or activity that fuels your positive vibe? I often hear people complain about things in their lives and I always wonder what they might be doing to feed their souls. We’re all busy. Saying that you’re too busy for this or that is just a self-fulfilling prophecy that leads toContinue reading “Feed Your Soul and Fuel Your Focus”

Ways to Help Children Cultivate Kindness

Written by: Andrea Gibbs It’s crazy how often we hear stories about children who bully each other at school or on the playground. The negative consequences of this behavior have been well-documented, but it can be challenging to help a child develop empathy and kindness. Luckily, there are quite a few ways to teach yourContinue reading “Ways to Help Children Cultivate Kindness”

Health, Happiness and Hot Wings: My Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Journey

Did everything change for you when we went into the pandemic shutdown? It did for my family. We started online school and I started working remotely. The pace when it all shifted was very stressful. A few months prior to all of the pandemic changes, my health world was turned upside down after a visitContinue reading “Health, Happiness and Hot Wings: My Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Journey”