Identify Your Values

Perspective is an essential part of a happy life. When you feel unfulfilled, stressed, or otherwise unhappy, it’s worth stepping back and taking the long view. Your daily tasks stem from your intermediate goals, your intermediate goals form your long-term goals, and your long-term goals (hopefully) are based on your governing values, or the things …

Delegate!

All the cheery greetings and pleasant gatherings associated with the holidays bring their own portion of stress. Don’t shoulder that stress alone. Reduce it by delegating tasks. Ask guests to bring a dish, solicit help from family to prepare for parties by cleaning, cooking, or sending out invitations. People like to feel included and important, and nothing does that …

Set time limits

Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse, spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. During that time, she heard several of the same regrets. She recorded them in a book called, The Top Five Regrets of The Dying. 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a …

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is four days away. If you haven’t already, you’d better hit the grocery store. Make a shopping list today. Organize your list by produce, meats, dairy etc., so you won’t forget any essentials as you race through the store. While you’re there, take note of Black Friday deals ahead of time so you can plan your bargain …