For many, a long distance relationship is the equivalent to a chronic migraine: just unnecessary. Many flee at the idea of one. While a long distance relationship is not easy, I feel that it has positive influences on couples who can deal with the distance. Here are a few of the benefits to being a long distance relationship. You know they care No one just agrees to be in a long distance … [Read more...] about Can Long Distance Relationships Work?
Archives for January 2012
Last year, instead of coming up with a New Year’s resolution, I chose a “word of the year.” My word was create, and 2011 was indeed full of new ideas and creations. When it came time to choose my word of the year for 2012, though, I felt myself longing to go deeper than “create.” I wanted a word that would serve as a touchstone, helping me during both low times and ordinary ones. I wanted this … [Read more...] about Getting Connected in the New Year
Food prices are soaring, but that doesn’t stop your appetite from devouring the same tasty treats. Of course there is always a way to chop down food prices. Sharing recipes and tips was one big way I learned to cut food price corners, so I’ll pass some on. Discounted Most foods are discounted when they are close to the sell-by date. I have bought meats over fifty percent off due to the sell-by … [Read more...] about More Greens in Your Basket and Your Wallet
met·a·mor·pho·sis, a Noun: (in an insect or amphibian) The process of transformation from an immature form to an adult form in two or more distinct stages. A change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one, by natural or supernatural means. Metamorphosis is synonymous with changeover, conversion, transfiguration, transformation. It also means: a change of … [Read more...] about Metamorphosis of Yoga
So, another New Year’s Eve has come. You have a resolution or two. Well, how about fifteen? Here are lots of ways to have a great new year. Strive to do as many as you can over the year, month, or even every day. Make this year your best year ever by incorporating these ideas. 1. Eat right. Food is fuel meant to energize your body. Don’t poison yourself with unhealthy choices. Say goodbye to … [Read more...] about 15 Ways To Make the New Year A Perfect 10
I am an avid traveler, and in this past year, I have taken several road trips. Being a woman, road trips are something in the past that I have tended to stay away from, especially on my own. Let's face it, there are too many scary movies that start with a woman whose car breaks down. So to appease my insecurities about being a young woman on the road I equip myself with the most powerful weapon a … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Staying Safe on the Road
We all hate to wait behind the crazy coupon lady with a million coupons. Yet, we are always dazzled how she goes from a whopping $200 grocery bill, to barely over $50. Well it’s quite simple, and I’m going give you a few steps to help reduce your grocery bill by at least 30 percent. Couponing, clearance, bogo’s, let’s go! Stalk your Prey Walk around your grocery store writing down prices, sizes, … [Read more...] about How to Save Big With Coupons
I have come to notice that the difference between people who get what they want in life and those who do not is their perspective. Those who meet their goals are the ones who are always speaking about them with excitement. Those who always seem to get the short end of the stick are the ones complaining about how things never go their way. How interesting would it be to say that if we all showed … [Read more...] about The Power of Gratitude
Molly sat in the train across from a great brown bear. He had a monocle in one eye, which he squinted through to examine a pocket watch perched cautiously in his claws. A blue jacket stretched too thin fit snuggly across his torso. He snuffled to himself, twisting the gears in his watch and listening intently to the distant tick tick tick. Molly sighed softly and looked out the window. She had a … [Read more...] about The Unordinary, Never Extraordinary: Part 1
What are some of your past resolutions? Maybe you wanted to lose weight, make yourself read more books or even just exercise more. How many of us have made New Year’s resolutions only to forget about them before doing anything about it? I have some suggestions on how to make your 2012 resolutions stick. Do This First The first thing that you must do is decide on just one or two resolutions. … [Read more...] about How to make New Year’s Resolutions Stick
“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.”- Oprah Winfrey January is the beginning of many new things - a new year, new school semester, and a new you! If you’re like most ladies and have been waiting for an opportunity to change an area in your life like eating healthier, starting a new hobby, doing volunteer work, going back to school, the list can literally go on and on. … [Read more...] about New Year, New You!