The holidays are an interesting time. It can be a time of joy, excitement, and anticipation. It can also be stressful. Holiday get-togethers can be loud and crowded. Add to that the fact that you still resent what Uncle Bill did last Christmas, and the possibility that your cousin might have Covid-19, and the holidays just got even more stressful. Holidays can also be … [Read more...] about Enjoy the Holidays Without the Stress
There is truth in the statement, “Never Give Up,” but only for some issues, some people, and for some of the time. It’s important to weigh what is to be gained by your persistence against what you’re losing by not being decisive, cutting your losses, and moving on. The prime and most significant loss is time. Regardless of what the issue is - a job, business, relationship, … [Read more...] about Knowing When to Quit
Remember when your kids were little, and they were happy to do just about anything for a sticker or a kind word? Now they’re older, and you have to try harder to motivate them. Many parents become frustrated with teens who play video games for hours but avoid homework and chores. The situation can be even more challenging now that COVID-19 limits opportunities for … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Guide to Motivating Your Teen
Whether you’ve already lost your job through down-sizing, redundancy, or any other reason, or if you’re under threat to lose your job, your first thoughts run from blind panic to anger, desperation, and all points in between, especially if you have a family and all the commitments that go with it. It’s especially daunting if you’ve been in that position for a long time and … [Read more...] about Why Losing Your Job Could be a Good Thing!
You might think that you have to do some incredibly challenging things to make your life significantly better, but you can make great strides just by greatly reducing the number of mistakes you make. A successful life isn’t as much work as most of us believe! You’ll make fewer mistakes if you can avoid repeating the same ones over and over. Repeating your mistakes is like … [Read more...] about Make Life Easier: Learn How to Make Fewer Mistakes