Seven Habits to Break During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Image by ituzaingo from Pixabay Wastefulness We have access to so much excess living in America. Sometimes the prevailing attitude is, well, if it breaks, I'll just get a new one. Usually it's cheaper to get a new one. We grab disposable out of convenience, even if we do choose to recycle. I decided when … Continue reading Seven Habits to Break During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ten Reasons to Stay Home When You’re Sick

With COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout the country, staying home when sick should be obvious. But I'm hearing from family and friends that their coworkers aren't abiding by this rule. Here are 10 reasons you should:

Three things I learned about the slow-paced life from my toddler

Image by Pezibear from Pixabay Boundaries are immutable People always call it the terrible twos, but I think that's wrong. Age two is the year of realizing that the child is an individual and has separate needs, wants and desires. It is the year of "I come first." It is the year of "no." Two-year-olds … Continue reading Three things I learned about the slow-paced life from my toddler

Why you shouldn’t stress out about everyday hassles

I used to get extremely frustrated over small things. Particularly things that required me to call some 1-800 number and speak to a stranger in India--to get something corrected that never should have happened. Or required me to call a government agency and experience an endless cascade of transfers. I am never rude to customer … Continue reading Why you shouldn’t stress out about everyday hassles

Turn the Other Cheek or Fight Back?

NOTE: I started writing this post back in May. I was too frustrated to think clearly or come up with a solution. Now that the problem has been resolved, I can provide the insight of hindsight.   I'd like to start a discussion: When someone wrongs you, how do you resolve the situation peacefully without poisoning … Continue reading Turn the Other Cheek or Fight Back?