I started practicing a 20-minute meditation right after my coffee is ready every morning. In fact, using the app DailyCalm.com, I have completed (as of today) 412 consecutive mornings. I highly recommend you give this a try.
In our crazy-busy world, most of us don’t take the time to slow down and... Read More
It is always a sad day for me when I open the door in the early morning and it’s chilly enough to require wearing a sweatshirt.
Even before the leaves start to turn those first cooler days are Mother Nature’s warning bell that our beloved summer at the Jersey Shore is in its annual swan song.
Of course, as a “Local”... Read More
Are you feeling stressed at work? Can’t stop your mind from racing about all those projects and to do lists that aren’t getting done? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. According to the recent Attitudes in the American Workplace poll, about 80% of American workers feel some sort of stress at... Read More
It’s summer, the weather is beautiful, and you and your coworkers are stuck in the office. You find your mind drifting to summer barbeques, days at the beach – all while staring at that spreadsheet on your screen. This scenario is starting to play out in offices across the country. So,... Read More
Happy Independence Day! As we spend time with friends and family celebrating our nation, I thought I would share just a few fun facts surrounding July 4th:
- The Declaration of Independence wasn’t actually signed on July 4th. In fact, July 4th is only the date on the document. ... Read More
Did you know that the average American adult spends over 11 hours a day in front of a screen? That includes, computers, TVs, smart phones and other electronic devices. In fact, I’ll bet you are at a loss if you leave your smart phone at home by mistake. The diagnosis? ... Read More
If you are a solopreneur or a small business owner, you know how difficult it is to pull yourself away from the office for any length of time, let alone for a vacation. Here are five tips to help you plan that much-needed time away from the office:
- Choose a time when... Read More
When I left the bucolic countryside of my high school years behind, I enrolled at Russell Sage College in urban Troy, New York which was, and until this year, a women’s college.During the late 70’s, I learned about and embraced “Feminism” which shaped my state of mind and body.I... Read More
Every year Memorial Day touches my heart in a way few other holidays do. Both of my brothers served in the United States Military and after their service both returned home. My family and I will always be grateful... Read More
Maria Robinson wrote: “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today to make a new ending.”
How true. In the beginning of my divorce I was consumed with how I had been wronged and emotionally abused. Unbidden flashes of memory crossed my mind leaving me saddened... Read More