As a kid were you expected to take part in household chores every Saturday morning? Sure there were the cartoons and cereal, but after that was over, it was time to clean the house. As you got older, those chores had to be done before you left for... (Read More)
Payday should be the happiest day of the month. Finally the balance in your bank account is higher than two digits, until you add up all your bills. Then you watch as that balance shrinks, shrivels and ultimately dies in the negative region. When... (Read More)
It's a new day. Time for a fresh start.
You've probably seen this Brad Paisley quote: "Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one."
It's good. But Paisley certainly isn't the only person who has given us food for... (Read More)
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” - Benjamin Franklin |
Did you know that people who write down their goals are more likely to achieve those goals? The biggest problem... (Read More)
Letters used to be the main form of communication. Instead of sending a text message or an email or calling, you wrote a letter to express how you were feeling or to share important news. It took time and effort. The resulting reply took time to... (Read More)
William Lamartine Thompson used his considerable talents to write several popular hymns throughout his life, but his story has a surprising entrepreneurial bent.
Thompson first had the idea to sell his songs to other publishers but was only... (Read More)
Are you ready to embrace longer days and warmer temperatures? The first day of spring is generally recognized as the Vernal Equinox. But be honest - didn't you notice a 'spring' in your step as soon as you turned the calendar over to March?
March... (Read More)
A post recently making the rounds on Facebook lists questions you can ask your children to encourage conversation and get them to open up about their day. One of the questions is: What is one good thing that happened today?
It's a great question... (Read More)
Rush, rush, rush is one certainty in our busy world. Another certainty seems to be stress, stress, stress. And the very rush that drives so many people's days is the same thing that causes the stress. That stress, in turn, can have some pretty... (Read More)