Life Can Be Better Blog
Self-Care – Put yourself First
“If I am not for myself, then who will be for me? And if I am only for myself, then what am I? And if not now, WHEN?” -Hillel I love this quote by Hillel. This is the epitome of self-care. This says to me, I must be responsible for my life because, even though [...]read more
Fulfillment - "Satisfaction or happiness as a result of fully developing one’s potential." Fulfillment...isn't that what we all want? What each of us means by fulfillment, satisfaction, or happiness may vary, but we venture to say that everyone's definition likely includes feeling good about themselves. This can include anything from “I’m a good cook,” or [...]read more
1 Easy Way to Reduce Stress during the Holiday Season
Happy Holidays! Holidays are supposed to be happy, joyous, and wondrous, right? Instead, it’s often such a stressful time that we just want to stop the world and get off! Bah humbug! What with holiday parties, cramming extra errands in (holiday shopping anyone?), year-end deadlines, extra hours at work, and the regular stress of our [...]read more
What? Me Worry?
“I’ve lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.” Mark Twain Worry is like that. As we ruminate and worry, we put our bodies through tremendous stress, almost as if we have actually lived through the situation we are worried about. It’s estimated that anywhere between 80-90% of what we [...]read more
Multitasking – Boon or Bane?
Happy WHENsday! In the throes of the busyness of the holiday season, I found myself attempting to do far too many things at one time. I was multitasking again - something I know that research warns against. Yet I persist. We’ve all done it. In fact, most of us probably think we're pretty good at [...]read more
The Holidays Are Coming
It’s almost here – the most wonderful time of the year! It’s also the time of year where people are the most stressed out. We are constantly making sure that no one is skipped on our lists, traveling to see family, and eating lots of unhealthy food just to name a few! This time of [...]read more