Racism and its Role in the Health Crisis

April 7th is observed as World Health Day. The following statement was taken from the World Health Organization website: On World Health Day, 7 April 2021, we will be inviting you to join a new campaign to build a fairer, healthier world. We’ll be posting more details here shortly, but here’s why we’re doing this:Continue reading “Racism and its Role in the Health Crisis”

Break Free from Boredom

Action Leads to Action We all get stuck in ruts from time to time. You know you’re in a rut when every day seems the same, and those days aren’t very enjoyable. After a while, it’s hard to know the best way to bring about the changes that can make life exciting, interesting, and enjoyableContinue reading “Break Free from Boredom”

A Jumpstart Guide to Increasing Self-Acceptance

Part 1: The Basics – What is self-acceptance and why it matters Part 2: Related Concepts – Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Compassion, Oh MY! Part 3: The Building Blocks – Strategies to Boost Self Acceptance Introduction When you think of having good emotional health, terms like happiness, self-esteem, self-confidence, optimism, and mental toughness likely come toContinue reading “A Jumpstart Guide to Increasing Self-Acceptance”

World Down Syndrome Day

#LotsofSocks If you have read one post about my family then you know that the youngest member of the clan is a sweet & spicy, sassy & spunky young lady. She is smart, an excellent selective listener, wannabe twerker and chef. She also happens to have Down Syndrome. By now, most folks know that isContinue reading “World Down Syndrome Day”

Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!

This is just a short little post to honor all the incredible kids and encourage you to do the same! There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. Nelson Mandela Absolutely Incredible Kid Day This fun day of observance was started by Campfire KidsContinue reading “Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!”

Focus on Your Passion

We all admire some people’s ability to concentrate, whether they’re training for the Olympics or solving a great societal problem. These folks with great focus have discovered something very important: If you’re focused on a goal, you have an easier time getting where you’re going. This type of motivation, extrinsic motivation, relies on “if-then” logic.Continue reading “Focus on Your Passion”

March Forth and Take Action

Events in this country require that I inform you that this post is NOT about QAnon’s hope that he who shall not be named will return to power on this day. Today–a completely made-up day of observance–is based on a play on the words March Forth (4th). It is a day for taking action andContinue reading “March Forth and Take Action”

Morning Movement, For the Win!

I am certain that by now, the above image doesn’t represent any of you! I will admit, I don’t like working out in the morning. The science is out on whether or not it really makes a difference. For me, my mind is firing and I need to do brain work then. I like evenings,Continue reading “Morning Movement, For the Win!”

Morning Habits That Rock

Today, I have a quick round-up of 5 doable habits to add to your mornings that will boost your mood–even if you are not a morning person! Get Enough Sleep. This one needs no explanation and is totally underrated! Get ready for the day while listening to positive or productive podcasts and TedTalks. Drink aContinue reading “Morning Habits That Rock”

Bonus: Take Time To Review Your Morning Routine Regularly

Creating routines and habits for your mornings are a great thing. They allow you to do what you need to do to move ahead without having to spend a lot of energy and time thinking about it. That’s a good thing. It’s can also be a dangerous thing when you’ve focusing on the wrong thingsContinue reading “Bonus: Take Time To Review Your Morning Routine Regularly”