We have all heard the songs…seen the tragedies…experienced loss. We all KNOW we don’t know what day will be our last. We all want to live a good life. We all hope whatever day becomes our last will be well spent, but how do we do it? How do we actually live today like...Read more
“It is not the mountain ahead of you that wears you down; it is the grain of sand in your shoe. People seem to have awfully sandy shoes these days.” Though the first line is a quote which long precedes it, this phrase was written in the Boston Herald in 1976 and...Read more
I read this book about a year ago that changed my life. The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. It is so practical and so easy to apply the concepts and ideas. It really is about moderation. It really is a powerful way to make progress…on virtually any goal. If I wanted to...Read more
Do you love the holiday and all the food, but feel like you have to deprive yourself or risk gaining ten pounds? Have you hit a stride with losing weight and do not want the holiday meal to throw you off track? Do you want to lose weight, but feel like giving up so...Read more
Listen, I get it. We all want a deal. We all want to save money. We all NEED to save money. Here’s the thing…actually three things: 1) If you have to use a credit card to pay for it, it is NOT a deal. Studies show what we end up paying in interest from holiday gift...Read more
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