Archive for May 2018

Practice – The Key to Success

You want to start a new habit. The trouble is, after a few days, you get bored and you don’t want to do it anymore. So you give up, and a year later you wonder why you failed at this wonderful new habit. It’s the same with learning a new skill or hobby. People ask…

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Plan your week

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Today I want to talk about planning your week. You need to set aside time one day a week to really go over what is coming up in the next week. I set aside Sundays to do this, usually over breakfast. I review appointments scheduled, make sure it matches up to…

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Self Care for Every Age – Teenagers

Last week I talked about how kids need to practice self  care as much as adults. Today, I want to talk about those mini-adults we have living with us – our teenagers. Teenagers are that in-between stage. Not quite adults, although they want to be treated as such. They can start working and driving, but…

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Planning and Scheduling – An Intro

If there is one thing I’ve learned in my few years of being an adult, it’s that I function better if I have a plan and a schedule. Now, this may not work for everyone, but let me explain. My weeks during the school year have a set schedule. Work Monday through Friday, plasma twice…

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Self Care for Every Age – Kids

It’s Self Care Sunday! How will you spend today? Are you running around from church to brunch to baseball game? Are you cleaning the house, getting ready for the next week? Or are you using today as a day of rest to recuperate from last week? I spend my Sundays getting ready for next week.…

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Organization, Depression and Self Care

Do you ever get depressed? I’m not talking about the blues and feeling sad, but a deep, heart wrenching depression where you can’t see the end of it. Depression is a very apt name for this crippling disease. You literally feel like you are in a chasm with no way out. Sometimes it takes a…

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Your New Lifestyle – Organization

Hello, hello! My name is Jen and I have an organized life. No, really, I do. It is more than just a habit – it is a lifestyle. I wear many different hats – Mom, Employee, Entrepreneur, Dance Mom, Daughter – just to name a few. I keep these different aspects of my life organized…

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