She’s So Negative: There’s A Reason For That

How many times have you accused someone of being so negative? Or has anyone ever called you a “negative Nancy”? It seems that human nature causes us to focus on the negative more than the positive. According to a whole lot of research out there, these negative tendencies occur because our brain is wired toContinue reading “She’s So Negative: There’s A Reason For That”

NAMASTE: Calming My Mind With Meditation

Recently I have turned to meditation again. Many years ago, I found it extremely calming but eventually got caught up in the rat race of life and began to see it as a time-waster. My thought process, “I could use the time I waste meditating, checking something off my to-do list, and I would thenContinue reading “NAMASTE: Calming My Mind With Meditation”

I Don’t Want To Go To College BUT I Need To Make Money

Not sure if a four-year college is for you and not really sure what you want to do with your life, but you know that you need to earn income? Have you considered a skilled trade? Women often overlook opportunities in the skilled trade sector because these careers have traditionally been considered jobs for men.Continue reading “I Don’t Want To Go To College BUT I Need To Make Money”

A Vocabulary Lesson for Our Moms

When I go home for breaks, I always catch up with my mom about what is going on in life and school. Often when talking to her, I see a flash of confusion come across her face because I have used some lingo that she does not understand. Then I have to sit down andContinue reading “A Vocabulary Lesson for Our Moms”

It Is 2020 and the U.S. is Still Fighting Over the Equal Rights Amendment…

“Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” -section 1 of the equal rights amendment Since 1972 people have been fighting to validate the Equal Rights Amendment so that it can become law in our country. Unfortunately, it tookContinue reading “It Is 2020 and the U.S. is Still Fighting Over the Equal Rights Amendment…”

BECAUSE I SAID SO: Trying to Create Healthy and Happy Children

“Because I said so” doesn’t work in my house, and I am okay with that (sometimes anyway). There is also a 90% chance that I am going to get an unsolicited opinion from one of my brood every day. And, honestly, sometimes I daydream of parenting Cookie Lyons style, by telling them to “shut up” as IContinue reading “BECAUSE I SAID SO: Trying to Create Healthy and Happy Children”