3 Questions to Help You Establish a Productive Morning Routine

January 3, 2012

beep! beep! beep! beep! beep! beep! Do you ever feel like smashing your alarm clock into little pieces? Do you feel like that most days? Sometimes it’s hard for me to get out of bed in the morning. I think my lack of get-up-and-go spirit is the result of several factors: I didn’t do the…

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Why I Start Every Year in the Twilight Zone

January 1, 2012

You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That’s the signpost up ahead—your next stop, the Twilight Zone. For what seems like forever, the Syfy network has been ringing in the new year with a…

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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions (For Real This Time)

December 29, 2011

Oh no, is it really almost January? Crap! I’ve got 3 days to complete my new year’s resolutions that I laid out last January. Do you think I have enough time to lose 30 pounds, learn to speak Italian, and write a novel??? Why does this happen every year? We make a vow to stop…

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Expand Your Expectations For Other People

December 26, 2011

I’m not much of a baker (I have a tendency to disregard recipes and make a mess), but I decided to try my hand at being a domestic goddess, if only for a day. I made some vegan banana walnut bread for Chris (it’s got to be healthier than that Captain Crunch cereal he normally…

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Start a New Tradition By Making Your Own Holidays

December 24, 2011

Do you ever get tired of celebrating holidays the same way every year? Do you ever get tired of holidays in general? I know I do! That’s why I decided long ago that I wouldn’t resign myself to participating in the same old traditions. I’ve been inventing my own holidays and traditions (like the Thank…

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