The Secret to Getting Unstuck: How to Grow Your Confidence

I was at the gym today during my regular ‘pump’ class when the instructor reminded us that we need to increase the weight of the bar regularly if we want our muscles to grow stronger. It got me thinking how that’s the case in our everyday lives as well: we need to get outside our comfort zone regularly if we want to grow our confidence.

When I first started going […]

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5 Easy Steps to Tackling Your Unfinished Projects

Tackling Unfinished ProjectsHow many half-finished projects are hanging around your home, cluttering rooms and taking up valuable storage space? Most people have dozens.

We all have good intentions when we set aside broken jewelry to fix, clothing to mend, or pictures to add to that scrapbook we’re going to finish…someday.

Have […]

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What Gets Your Tail Wagging?


My dog loves treats. I know you may be thinking, “What dog doesn’t?” But my dog is obsessed with them.

When I take him for a walk, he leads me directly to all the stores that have doggie treats outside their door. I swear I could blindfold him and he could do […]

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Function First: How to Make Your Home Work (and Make Your Life Easier)


What comes to mind when you think about an organized room? It’s natural for us to imagine something that resembles a chic hotel room or one of the designer-decorated rooms we see in glossy home decor magazines. And it can be exactly that – if that’s what you truly want.

Although […]

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How to Get What YOU Want (For a Change)

Do you consistently put your needs and preferences aside because you don’t want to risk upsetting others?

Have you ever had this conversation?

“Where do you want to go for dinner?”

You: “It doesn’t matter.”

“What movie do you want to watch?”

You: “I don’t care.”

“Where do you want to go […]

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