This Week's Simple Tip Quarantine was trying in the warmer months but for us to thrive this winter, we can take some tips from the Danish who have learned to enjoy gray, cold and short winter days.
They embrace "hygge" (pronounced "hoo-ga") living, a Danish word for a mood of coziness and comfortable joyousness with feelings of wellness and contentment. Hygge has just as much to do with getting out into nature as it does with getting cozy inside. Spending time in nature has
This Week's Simple Tip This week's tip is being shared with you because just in the last two weeks, I've had the opportunity to share it with 3-4 others. To me, that's a sign to spread it more widely :) Here goes ... Widowed for six years, my friend recently told me about her new relationship. Although it did not last, she was grateful for learning to love again. The breakup was not about loss or sadness; rather it was how love and joy revitalized her life. When she finish
This Week's Simple Tip Look at this beautiful post I saw recently on our local NextDoor app ... This reminded me of the proverb "It's better to give than to receive." While the biblical interpretation of this is that a generous person will prosper, research exists to suggest that giving leads to greater happiness for the giver. Giving has also been proven to decrease blood pressure and reduce stress. This reduction promotes longer life and better health. And most import, givi
This Week's Simple Tip Happy New Year!! I hope you were able to enjoy the holiday season, and are ready to begin a new calendar year.
I encourage you to think about something as 2021 begins: How you choose to spend your time will determine if your life will be fulfilling, satisfying and happy.
What will you choose this year?
It's easy to lose focus on the important things in your life, and instead fill your precious time with things that don't mean a thing. Prioritizing