You know the feeling. Your neck is stiff. Your jaw aches from clenching it. Your head is pounding. Your back hurts. And you just want to close your eyes for a minute. It’s one of those days where the stress is taking over. You may not have time... (Read More)
Think of one of your most cherished childhood memories. Pull it up and replay it in your mind. How clear is the memory? Can you trust it?
The science of how we create memories is fascinating. It’s constantly changing as is our understanding of... (Read More)
Making new friends is an expected part of childhood. But is it only for children? Of course not. Old friends are wonderful, but making new friends as adults is still important. In fact, an active social life has numerous physical and mental... (Read More)
Some things were just better in our memories. Think of Grandma's savory meatballs for Sunday dinner or her sweet sugar cookies for dessert. Your grandmother’s recipe was always the best! But now you’ve grown up, and you simply can’t perfect... (Read More)
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)