The Gift of Fear

May 7, 2012

Last week I was away on a business trip (again), and I have another one in 2 weeks. Good thing I know how to travel in style. Anyhoo, my work friend C and I were walking back to my hotel after a fancy schmancy company dinner. We stopped near the front entrance that happened to…

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I Believe in Abstinence (But Not How You Think)

April 30, 2012

Sorry, folks! This isn’t a sex post. 🙂 One of my favorite books is The Happiness Project, and I’m sure many of you have read it too. Author Gretchen Rubin says that when it comes to life’s indulgences, people tend to be either moderators or abstainers. Here are the definitions from her blog: You’re a…

Read More Challenge: April Recap

April 29, 2012

I’ve completed Month 4 of the challenge! The goal is to read 50 books and watch 50 movies in 2012. Here’s a recap of my April progress. Books The EveryGirl’s Guide to Life Women Food and God Naturally Thin Movies Wonder Woman The Wizard of Oz The Shift The Hunger Games All Star Superman…

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Beat Procrastination and Reclaim Your Day

April 26, 2012

Would it be silly to mention that I put off writing this post? I knew I wanted to discuss procrastination, but then I got distracted by magazines, TV, cleaning up my desk, and all those little things that get in the way. When procrastination starts taking over my day, I pull myself together by following…

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6 Easy Ways to Make Good Habits Stick

April 24, 2012

We all have bad habits. Maybe you forget to wash your makeup off before you go to sleep. Or maybe you put the spoiled food back into the refrigerator rather than throw it out (FYI, it ain’t gonna get any fresher). The best way I’ve found for eliminating bad habits is to replace them with…

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