Have you ever been so tired that you have trouble doing the simplest of tasks? Or uttered the words I’m so tired that I can’t think straight? Well, you are correct! Studies have proven a link between the amount of sleep and the decision-making process. Sleep researcher at Washington State … [Read more...] about Sleep and Your Decision Making Ability
There is a show on television called “Extreme Couponing” with the concept that if you clip coupons you can save an extreme amount of money. When I say extreme, I mean almost free. Most of the “couponers” have shelves full of food and groceries in the garage or pantry with savings amounting to … [Read more...] about Spending Too Much? You’re Not Alone
Today is Independence Day - the celebration of our country’s birthday! Our Declaration of Independence was a historical moment and one that is cherished and celebrated with picnics, barbeques, fireworks, hot dogs and apple pie! It is a great day to wear red, white and blue and to proudly wave the … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!
My favorite cartoon character when I was young was Snoopy. So much so that my bedroom was filled with Snoopy. Snoopy dolls, Snoopy quotes and even Snoopy curtains. I even learned how to draw Snoopy on top of his dog house and spent many hours in art class perfecting this skill. And my favorite … [Read more...] about Come On Get Happy!
The news can be difficult to watch but occasionally you come across a story that reinforces the good qualities in people that make you smile. Just recently a bunch of college students picked up a couch at the local Salvation Army store. They noticed that the couch was a bit bumpy in one area and … [Read more...] about The Lucky Couch
It’s graduation season and with the college graduations, come the speeches. Some will be good. Some will be bad. And some others will be remembered for a long time. One such graduation speech was actually written - not given- in the Chicago Tribune by columnist Mary Schmich in June 1997. It … [Read more...] about Happy Graduation….and Wear Sunscreen!