Have a Nice Day

Ever wish you could do something to make your day better?  It’s amazing how easy it can be, even in the midst of stresses about money, your over-packed schedule, the weather (it’s February, people – what do you expect?), or health concerns.  If you put the 5 simple ideas below into practice, I GUARANTEE your […]

Give a Lasting Gift

What gifts do you remember most from childhood?   The Shaun Cassidy album?  Electronic football game?  Superstar Barbie?  Tickle Me Elmo?  Nintendo?  Which ones impact you today?  Did any of them change your life? Gifts that can be wrapped and put under the tree are fun to give and receive and can have a long-term […]

Happy Holidays . . . With MY Family???

When I worked in an inpatient psychiatric unit, we always had spikes in admissions on holidays and the days after.  It seems that for some, spending time with their families made them want to kill themselves or someone else.  These days, the situations are not so extreme, but I spend a lot of time working on plans […]

Family Holidays