By Jenny Layton Christmas is just over a week away, and while our children may be dreaming of the pile of presents under the tree, we are left wondering where to put it all. In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, here are five SIMPLE ways you can stay ahead of the problem. Chip away at it for just 15 minutes a day. The strategy here is to eat the elephant a bite at a time. By setting the timer for just 15 minutes a day, and … [Continue Reading...]
Holiday shopping is tough. The challenge lies in finding the right thing. That’s especially difficult when so many of us don’t need any more things. Things simply add to the clutter that we’re already wading through. So we visit specialty shops, boutiques, malls, and online stores in hopes of finding something both useful and unique—and magically within our budgets. Perhaps we can save you some effort. We have loads of fun, creative, … [Continue Reading...]
"It's not so much what you accomplish. But what's more important is how far you've come to accomplish what you have. Success is the measure of not mere achievement, but also how hard one had to work.” - Therone Shellman … [Continue Reading...]
All the cheery greetings and pleasant gatherings associated with the holidays bring their own portion of stress. Don’t shoulder that stress alone. Reduce it by delegating tasks. Ask guests to bring a dish, solicit help from family to prepare for parties by cleaning, cooking, or sending out invitations. People like to feel included and important, and nothing does that more than getting them involved. … [Continue Reading...]
We live in an era of Big Data. With the rapid advances in mobile technology and the convenience of the Internet, we have more facts available to us than ever before. With a quick search, we can discover the history of cheese, or the name of the actor who voices the robot in the Iron Man movies. If cell phones were allowed on Jeopardy, it wouldn’t even be a contest anymore. But there’s a big difference between fact-finding and inspiration. … [Continue Reading...]
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