Gifts for Him. Christmas package in front of tree

20 Useful Gift Ideas for the Man in Your Life

Christmas and birthdays make me panic.

It’s not because of the hustle and bustle. Nor is it because of the commitments, the overwhelm, or the money we spend. (Although, those do cause some angst, if I’m honest.)

What really makes me stress during the holidays and on birthdays is trying to find cool and useful … Read more

how to start a journal

How to Start a Journal and Improve Your Life

Do you ever feel like you need a quiet space in this incredibly noisy world? With all the chatter and chaos coming at us, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and even lost.

Since turning 40, I’ve discovered a great way to deal with some of the midlife changes: keeping a journal.

Journaling has become … Read more

develop a positive mindset

The One Thing That Will Help You Reach Your Goals

Inside: Mindset matters. Develop a positive mindset for a happier life and to reach your goals.

Have you ever been around someone that always sees the glass as half-full? No matter what? I’m guessing most of us have.

And did you also notice that this person seems to sail through life, too? Nothing gets him … Read more

Tall Girl Problems - I Lost My Cool But This is How I Recovered

Tall Girl Problems: I Lost My Cool But This Is How I Recovered

Inside: On dealing with unwelcome and sometimes unflattering attention as a tall girl….and two valuable lessons I’ve learned from being a tall woman.

I looked across the bar area of the restaurant and saw that guy. The guy that I had been noticing around town. He smiled and waved me over. My stomach fluttered.

We … Read more

showing gratitude for simple things

How to Be a Happier Human – It Starts With Gratitude

Inside: Showing gratitude for the simple things can be easier said than done. Here’s two easy ways but impactful ways to change your view.

I’ll be honest. I’m one of those people that gripes when someone is driving super slow and I can’t zip around them. I snip at my family when they interrupt me … Read more