New Year’s Resolutions!!!
At the beginning of each year we tend to come up with our “New Year’s Resolutions.” These resolutions can be year-long or short-term depending on your preference. We all strive to be the best “us” that we can possibly be. Usually, this is easier said than done. At the beginning of a new year, we […]
Mindful in 2016
As this New Year begins like most people I have reflected on how I’d like to improve myself. I’d like to be more mindful and intentional in 2016! I don’t like the concept of “New Year’s Resolutions” maybe because it’s been hyped too much and these “resolutions” seem to fade after a few […]
Happy New Year!!!
The end to 2015 here. I was looking up traditions from various cultures as to how they embrace the New Year. What I learned is that most of these traditions involve food….my favorite!!! While surfing the web, I saw numerous traditions from different cultures but most were dealing with food. I decided to share a […]
Growing up it was the norm or common knowledge that when addressing one of your elders, you addressed them with “Yes Ma’am” or ” Yes Sir” or “No Ma’am”, “No Sir.” No matter what the conversation there was a “Ma’am and/or “Sir” involved. This is done in efforts to show respect. Rarely will you hear […]
December Grieving Time
December can be a time of grieving. For many people the holiday is a time of fun festive parties and family get-togethers. For others it brings relentless reminders of people they loved that have passed away. When it’s the first Christmas without their loved one, they think of how the experience would be better if […]
As we move closer to the Christmas holiday I have begun to see more and more community services being done, as it is every year. Now do not get me wrong, I believe that community service is always needed and is always welcomed. My question is where is the selflessness throughout the rest of the […]
Keeping Stress Under Wrap During the Holidays
It’s Christmas time! For many people this is a time of joy, for others this is a time of sadness and still for others this is a time of stress. I know I have to make a conscious choice to make this a time of joy. So like most people, I can overextend myself […]
Thankful for the Many Blessings!!!
We get so busy in our everyday lives that we tend to forget the many Blessings God has bestowed upon us. With the holiday season upon us what better time to stop and think about the many Blessings we have. Sure we recognize the “Big” Blessings; a job (even if it is less than ideal), a […]