Our Choices Create our Lives

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Choices have consequences. Pay Attention! New post on Everybody’s Lost- Life Hacks for Grownups You Get What You Plant by Beth Do you plant happiness in your Life Garden? “Why are you surprised at the way your life is today? Did you think you could plant Continue reading Our Choices Create our Lives

Stop Trying So Hard to Be Happy

Happiness is an elusive, dynamic, ever changing gift. Sometimes we know we used to be happy when we notice we aren’t right now. Do you recall moments in childhood, or that first blush of love when you were giddy with joy? Were you aware of Continue reading Stop Trying So Hard to Be Happy

Leonard Nimoy’s Garden

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Just before we lost the incomparable Leonard Nimoy I started my Spring garden. In Phoenix we plant herbs and veggies outside in February ahead of the stifling summer heat. Watching the miracle of tiny seeds transforming into lettuce, tomatoes, dill, basil and all the other Continue reading Leonard Nimoy’s Garden

Get Out of Holiday Overwhelm!

Your friends love you. Your family loves you. Your clients are in overwhelm, too. Do the best you can. If you didn’t get cards, gifts or greetings out for your favorite holiday in time, send something anyway. Make it a New Year’s greeting. You probably Continue reading Get Out of Holiday Overwhelm!

How Many Christmases Do You Get?

Little Alisha wanted to know how old I was, so instead of asking directly, she crawled up on my lap on the swing and asked me, “Aunty Beth, how many Christmases have you had?” When I told her, she thought about that for awhile, then Continue reading How Many Christmases Do You Get?

5 Tips to Keep From Going Insane During the Holidays

Face it. The holidays make us all a little crazy. Deep in the recesses of our minds we long for that magic when we were kids, before we figured out “Santa” was just dad or a crazy uncle or the guy with a beard in Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep From Going Insane During the Holidays

About Those Habits

This is a wonderful article from NPR – thanks to Aaron Karmin for bringing it to my attention on his blog Anger Management: Habits: How they form and how to break them From the article: It turns out that every habit starts with a psychological Continue reading About Those Habits

Friends ARE Benefits

Friends are good for us. You know that. A friend is someone who just accepts you the way you are. And when you aren’t being yourself, they let you know. Friends are important for survival. They improve our immune system and provide us with biological Continue reading Friends ARE Benefits

Five Survival Tips for the Holidaze

It’s the crazy season! A woman pepper sprays a crowd over a stack of towels at WalMart. A gang lies in wait in the parking lot to mug the “Black Friday” shoppers. A rival gang mugs the muggers… Are you watching the news and shaking Continue reading Five Survival Tips for the Holidaze

Did You Know Steve Jobs?

Didn’t we all? Whether you were a Mac Freak (I’ve been one since 1984) or — as we like to call it, “computing from the dark side” on a PC, who DIDN’T know Steve Jobs?  creative commons He was our hero. He inspired us. He Continue reading Did You Know Steve Jobs?