This Week's Simple Tip We all have our ups and downs; highs and lows are a part of life. But there are days we just need a break. So why do we feel guilty when we give in and just take a breather? Why do we feel the need to always be strong? I went through this just last week. It was one of those melancholy times. My mother and a dear friend were on my heart, as both of them had passed away in February years ago. Instead of just giving in with time for myself, I busied mysel
This Week's Simple Tip Have you noticed the numerous excuses we hear and see each day? Our personal and professional communication channels are filled with them!
The English pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, is quoted as saying, “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.” She was referring to personal accountability; i.e. proactively seeking and accepting personal accountability in all areas of our lives. No one is perfect. We all fail or
This Week's Simple Tip Finally we are seeing some glimmer of hope amidst the heaviness of uncertainty and upheaval of the past year. Yet my personal prayer list and those around me who could benefit from warm soup are more plentiful than ever.
You don't have to look far to find people suffering with COVID, other illnesses, grieving, loneliness, etc. I like the quote below as it is a good reminder that we all have times when we could use the help of others. People are not lik
This Week's Simple Tip Amazingly, January 2021 is already behind us!
Do you ever wonder if you're missing out on the most important things in life? Many people are so busy being busy that they forget to actually live. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. She recorded their dying epiphanies in a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. They are: I wish I’d had th