Finding Your Buffalo

There is a story about a farmer who owns a buffalo. Not knowing that the buffalo is in its stable, the farmer goes off to search for it, thinking it has strayed from home. Starting off on his search, he sees many different buffalo footprints outside his yard. The...

Finding Your Buffalo

There is a story about a farmer who owns a buffalo. Not knowing that the buffalo is in its stable, the farmer goes off to search for it, thinking it has strayed from home. Starting off on his search, he sees many different buffalo footprints outside his yard. The...

Six Tips to Control Portion Sizes

“Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.” — Henry Ford I sat down to a plate of pasta and vegetables the other day. The plate was over 10 inches in diameter, lots of room for lots of food. I filled...

Relaxing the Mind and Body

Every once in a while, you need to ‘shut off.’ Not to have to think about working, shopping, ironing, bills, relationships, gardening, families, deadlines, children, parents, what’s right and what’s wrong. If you instinctively fell you’d...

Caring for Aging Parents from Afar

For those who are caring for aging parents, being away for extended periods of time can be very taxing and filled with anxiety. But if you follow through with the 5-point plan mentioned here, much of the anxiety can removed. Your parents too will be more relaxed...

Catch the Ball

One of the key ingredients for success can be summed up with one simple word: Focus! On what? That’s easy-one thing at a time. You see, in this fast-paced, “multitask” society we live in, it seems we are judged by how many different things we can do...

Gratitude, a Gift that Keeps On Giving!

There have been several recent studies on the benefits of feeling and expressing gratitude. The results are coming in and it appears there is a direct link between gratitude and well-being, including physical, mental and emotional wellness. Current findings show...

Protect Yourself Against Mail Fraud

The reality is that unsecured, curbside mailboxes are prime targets for people who are intent on committing the crime of identity theft. Although I would suggest to stop using the mail to send and receive identity documents, this is not always possible. Therefore,...