Your ability to stay healthy starts with your daily decisions. Every decision is important.
Expectations during the Holidays A pastoral family has a different Christmas experience: it comes with the territory. You adjust expectations and ‘do the next thing.’ My list of the next thing is always quite different, however. LOL! Reality Then, just before Christmas, we welcomed Sadie into our family: a new life. Precious. Beautiful. So much..
You have prepared and now it’s time! You are dressed in something you love, you have a fantastic-looking veggie or fruit tray, or ‘acceptable dessert’ (after all, this is the holiday season!)…and you are ready to walk into the party. However, before you actually enter the room, have an honest talk with yourself. Be very..
Last week we had our sprinkler system evaluated and repaired. The work involved getting a new control box that is now set to provide the lawn and plants with a daily two-minute water break. It’s summer and in Phoenix, that means that the Bermuda grass turns brown without water. But ours was actually worse than..
I confess that with the beautiful temperatures (low 70′s) we have, I am very thankful to be here and not in Columbus, OH dealing with ice, 5″ of snow and very slow traffic! This past Saturday, however, two special events that I was taking part in were cancelled due to the weather! It rained and..
Since you are reading this blog, you have undoubtedly made some very specific lifestyle choices and changes. CONGRATULATIONS!! One of those changes probably has to do with the kind of and quality of food that you eat. In making those changes you have probably started to read food labels. However, have you ever read your..
Knowing that the holidays are approaching can make some people nervous in August! Whether you have warm, fuzzy memories of family gatherings… or you remember stress-filled, angry conversations with visiting relatives…or lonely days… in our yearly calendars, October through January (when the financial ledger of the previous months becomes black and white) bring a flood..
(Part 3 of a 3-part series on A Competitive Business Edge. Read Part 1, benefits of social entrepreneurship, and Part 2, description of social entrepreneurship.) Next question: What are some examples of companies that are committed to social entrepreneurship? Grameen Bank-started by Mohammed Unus, pioneered the idea of micro loans. He restructured the banking industry..