Why the Hell Aren’t You Wearing a Mask?

So, why the hell aren’t you wearing a mask? If you're not wearing a mask in public, here's what you need to know. Countries that have mandated and enforced wearing masks have lower rates of infection and mortality from COVID-19. For example, take Taiwan, a country of nearly 24 million, has had 724 cases of [...]

By |2021-03-23T14:40:43+00:00February 4th, 2021|Interesting Stuff|2 Comments

7 New Year’s Resolution Mistakes

Most of us have made New Year's resolutions only to abandon them after the mood was gone. If you're like me, it wasn't because you didn't want to achieve the goal. You probably didn't plan to quit. So, why didn't you keep your resolution? The answer might be in one of these 7 new Year's [...]

By |2020-12-29T12:40:41+00:00December 29th, 2020|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on 7 New Year’s Resolution Mistakes

How I Avoid Holiday Stress (and so can you!)

It's been years since I stressed over the holidays, but in my day, believe me, I've been a nervous wreck. I've overspent, waited until the last minute, went to gatherings I didn't want to attend, overate and … well, you get my point. However, I've learned how to avoid holiday stress, and so can you. [...]

By |2020-12-15T14:36:25+00:00December 15th, 2020|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on How I Avoid Holiday Stress (and so can you!)

How I Stopped Putting Off What I Wanted to Do 

So, how I stopped putting off what I wanted to do was more difficult than I thought it would be. You see, I'm good at doing what I need to do. For example, I publish six blogs a week on four sites, for three organizations, and this one. I'm six weeks or more ahead on [...]

By |2020-08-31T14:01:06+00:00August 31st, 2020|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on How I Stopped Putting Off What I Wanted to Do 

Should You Hunker Down at Home?

Indiana, where I live, like most states, is gradually opening back up. I heard someone on the radio last week say that we should remember that COVID – 19 is a health emergency that has caused economic hardships. It’s true. The quarantine has been difficult for many and disastrous for some. I understand why people [...]

By |2020-05-11T13:59:32+00:00May 11th, 2020|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on Should You Hunker Down at Home?

Do You Know Why You’re Mad?

Do you know why you're mad? Do you ever get so mad you can’t see straight? You may be experiencing an amygdala hijack. An amygdala hijack is part of the survival system within our brain, and it's been with us since the earliest of times. Faced with danger or fear, molecules are pumped into the [...]

By |2020-04-20T15:35:53+00:00April 20th, 2020|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on Do You Know Why You’re Mad?

Learning the Truth about Privilege

How often do any of us receive insights that make us question our beliefs, open our minds, and change how we think? I don’t know about you, but for me, it’s not often, but it happened last week. Last week I participated in a workshop facilitated by Julie Kratz and Ericka Young, titled “Unpacking Privilege: [...]

By |2019-09-26T13:05:24+00:00September 26th, 2019|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on Learning the Truth about Privilege

How to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Crime

We’ve all heard of cyber-attacks on large organizations such as these, “Hackers stole the credit card information of 70 million customers from retail giant Target in 2013 and 56 million from Home Depot in 2014; in 2015 health insurer Anthem announced that cyber thieves swiped 80 million social security numbers from its computers; and online auction site eBay suffered an intrusion involving [...]

By |2019-04-01T15:37:34+00:00April 1st, 2019|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Small Business from Cyber Crime

Coffee, Tea, and Your Health

Over the years, I’ve read articles on coffee and tea lauding each for their health benefits, and then on the next page found a study where both were vilified as unhealthy. So, are coffee and tea unhealthy or healthy, which is it? Do Coffee and Tea Cause Cancer? Do coffee and tea cause cancer? There [...]

By |2019-01-28T20:45:27+00:00January 28th, 2019|Interesting Stuff|Comments Off on Coffee, Tea, and Your Health
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