Proactively creating a happy 2017

Well, I went ahead and did it: I made a "Goodie Jar" for 2017. You see all these great ideas floating around the internet around the New Year in order to inspire gratitude and positivity for the next 12 months. Most reshare these ideas on Facebook and they recirculate a few times around your social [...]

Forget losing weight this New Year’s

Happy New Year's! As I sit and write this on the morn of New Year's Eve, I see my Facebook feed flooding with "resolutions." We know the drill. Every year, people make the same promises to themselves. To get a better job. To stop smoking. Spend less. Spend more time with family. Get fit. And [...]

April: A month for new beginnings.

April's coming and going has brought us spring, 2012! As the temps begin to rise here in Arizona to remind us of the very short bridge between spring and the hot official kickoff of summer on the solstice (July 20), everybody is getting the itch. It's the time to start shaking off that winter coat, [...]