Flush with the success of my far superior Alzheimer’s test not too long ago, I simply had to devise a test for Baby Boomers to assess their knowledge of our cultural landmarks. Or, maybe it's more apt to say it tests their memory of our generation's culture, right? Because how many times do we KNOW . . .
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When someone's hard to buy for Everyone's got that hard-to-buy for person on their holiday gift list, right? Going over my own list, I realized that I just couldn't think of what to give a certain person in my life. Nothing seemed to fit. And then, I found the perfect gift: Problem . . .
I'd love to be the kind of person who addresses chores immediately every day and gets great pleasure from completing them. Oh, I love to cross them off my To-Do list, but the actual doing? Not my thing. I am, in fact, allergic to chores. It would be accurate to say I hate chores. You might laugh . . .
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. . . .
Are you too busy to read a post this morning? I thought so. But you have two minutes, right? And you need a little holiday meditation break, right? The beautiful mandala meditation I've linked to below takes only two minutes and is a beautiful way to regenerate for the rest of your holiday . . .
Friendships should come easily, you'd think, wouldn't you? Or maybe you wouldn't. Maybe you've had friends who've disappeared or who have left your life for one reason or another. I know I have. When this happens, the first thing I do is run through a how-to-be-a-good-friend mental checklist. Have . . .
Fair warning: this is a rant. I let it sit a few weeks, so it's not about current events. It's always wise to let rants sit, but even after that, I decided to post it. We liberals like to think that we are above intolerance. Righteousness, we think, is for the right. Wing, that is. Excuse me while . . .
Five simple words that are life-changers. Here they are: Breathe. Breathing is calming. It's beneficial to take some time every day to focus on your breath. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Do it three times for a mini-break or do it for 20 minutes for a real meditation. . . .
Yes, it's giveaway time. Read on! It's not January, but I'm thinking about how badly I need to get organized. Maybe you've had the same thought? Now that I've retired from my business career, I'm kind of ad-hoc about being organized. That, combined with the occasional memory blip, means I'm not as . . .