Category: Personal Growth

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

I hate New Year’s resolutions.  I hate them.  They are always too extreme and don’t work to create lasting change. In my experience, lasting change starts with small, consistent steps.  I have been successful in creating big change in my life (weight loss, dental habits, building and maintaining this site) mostly due to making small

Having Boundaries at Family Holiday Gatherings

Holidays with family can bring on mixed emotions.  Especially this year, when many of my friends are staying away from their families out of love and desire to keep them safe.  Maybe it makes us appreciate our family in ways we couldn’t when we were too focused on what they did and said that annoyed

The Beauty of A Single Life

How to truly enjoy your single life.

How to Stop Food Cravings

I had been dumped about a week before, a friend of mine had invited me to get out of the house and see one of her favorite authors speak.  I sat with her and her husband towards the back of the room.  I was glad to be there; I needed the company and I needed

NYC Style

Quarantine Made Me a Housewife

This quarantine has changed me.  Hopefully it changed you too, as I think it is impossible to go through anything that disrupts your routine without coming out a different person.  I once heard someone say- “who you are is a result of the decisions you make daily.”  It stands to say that if we switch