7 Ways to Stop Being Controlling In A Relationship

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It is not easy to look at yourself in the mirror and see that you are the one who is being controlling in a relationship… whether that relationship is romantic, familial or friendly. Part of the reason is that the characteristics of someone who is controlling doesn’t always present in the same way.  Being controlling … Read more

21 Fun Family Bonding Activities That Everyone Will Enjoy

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Recent events around the world have resulted in families spending more time together than ever before. Whether you’re working from home, virtual or home schooling, or simply “laying low”… you’ve been given the opportunity to slow down and enjoy each day. To live in the moment and appreciate the little things.  Some may call it … Read more

9 Ways to Be a Good Communicator Throughout Your Life

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I’ve said it before and I will say it again… communication plays a vital part in the success of our relationships, both personal and professional. Open and direct communication is key in getting us to where we want to be and what we want out of life. And while the end result may not always … Read more

5 Reasons to STOP Using Your Phone as an Alarm

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Technology has become so integrated into our everyday lives that our phones, tablets… even fitness trackers are now able to send and receive text messages and emails, make calls and keep us on task with calendar reminders and alarms.  But I am here to offer a friendly warning.  Before you are tempted to use your … Read more

7 Emotional Self Care Activities for When Life Gets Hard

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So often, when people talk about wanting to take better care of themselves, they are referring to their physical appearance.  Namely diet and exercise.  What typically gets forgotten, however, is the importance of one’s emotional well being.  Emotional self care is just as important as the other types of self care. In fact, they typically … Read more

How to Wake Up at 5 AM Every Day and Feel Great Doing It

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At some point in your life, you will utter the words, “there just aren’t enough hours in the day”… if you haven’t done so already.  Personally speaking, I am notorious for feeling this way. I’m a freelance writer working from home, while virtual schooling my four elementary age school children.  Add to that the stuff … Read more