Category Archives: Advice

Am I qualified to give advice? No matter, sometimes I give it anyway!

What is Unity?

      No Comments on What is Unity?

Much has been made in recent weeks about unity here in the United States.  Joe Biden made it a centerpiece of his inauguration speech.   But what does it really mean? There are many different ways to define unity, but I like Stephen Covey’s the best.   He says in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People   “Insecure people think… Read more »

Veterans Day

      No Comments on Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day. Almost all of us know someone who served.  Maybe your father or mother served in Vietnam or Korea.  Maybe you have a coworker or family member who has served in the Middle East.  Maybe you have grandparents who served in World War 2 who are still with is. My point?  It shouldn’t be hard to find… Read more »

Can’t We All Just Get Along (2020 edition)

      No Comments on Can’t We All Just Get Along (2020 edition)

Unless you have been living under a very large rock, you know that there is a Presidential election in the United States on Tuesday November 3rd.  You also know that tensions are very high leading up to this election- seemingly higher than at any time in recent memory.  Add in a global pandemic, and you have a recipe for disaster…. Read more »

Dear Diary Day

      No Comments on Dear Diary Day

Today is Dear Diary Day. Today is devoted to encouraging everything to taking up writing/ journalling. I have journalled on and off since high school and I can vouch for the therapeutic benefits of it.  Getting your thoughts down on paper helps corral them.  Helps you get perspective.  Allows you to see them from a different way.   I have been… Read more »

My 5 Stages of Working from Home

      3 Comments on My 5 Stages of Working from Home

We are all familiar with the 5 stages of grief- denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.  We also know that everyone grieves differently and some people skip entire stages.  Everyone is different. Keeping that in mind, I’m rapidly approaching the 6 month mark of working from home.  I am so blessed and grateful that this was available to me.  However,… Read more »