Did you know that it normally takes about 30 days to break an old habit, or to begin a new one? In fact, most habits take much longer to form if we are not fully committed to implementing one. Habits get a bad rap because often they are deemed to be negative behaviors or characteristics. […]
How is Your Life Like a Puzzle?
Awhile ago, my family and I spent hours putting together 750-piece puzzles, an activity that had long ago been put aside. I am not sure what sparked the desire to tackle this challenging project, but the insights that came from our attempts to piece together bits of the puzzle were welcomed and timely. We started […]
What Would You Do If You Had One Week to Live?
Some time ago my husband and I watched a movie in which one of the main characters was told that she had one week to live. The initial part of the movie involved her attempt to disprove the message and the messenger who prophesied that she would meet an untimely demise. She was unsuccessful in […]
Is Your Gossip True?
There is one habit that we all engage in, to varying degrees, and that is the habit of gossiping. We have even been advised not to say anything about a person if we cannot say something good about him/her. We have also heard the humorous adage, “If you can’t say something nice about someone… come […]