February is National Time Management Month. I could give you a list of apps to help you manage your time and organize your projects and activities and that may work for some people. If we are honest, what we may need to look at is what are we doing with our time? Are we using it wisely? We all need to take breaks, but what are we doing on those breaks? Continue reading
It’s the beginning of a new year, and that makes it the best time to start appreciating the lives that we lead, and the blessings that come to us every day. Part of that recognition is appreciating our body, and preparing to celebrate the year ahead. Celebration of Life Month is the perfect opportunity for you to unravel from the holidays, take a few days to rest, and prepare yourself for the upcoming months ahead. Continue reading
There are several colors which are traditionally associated with Christmas. The first two colors many of us think of are red and green.
I began to question do these colors have any special meaning and what do they represent? Are there any other colors associated with Christmas?
November has been proclaimed “National Gratitude Month” throughout the United States and Canada by National Day Calendar. Stacey Grewal, the author, spiritual mentor, and coach advocated for the proclamation in August 2015.
“Gratitude is an essential ingredient of a happy, fulfilling life.” said Grewal, who wrote the book, Gratitude and Goals: Create the Life You Would Love to Live. “Research shows that practicing daily gratitude can enhance our moods, decrease stress and drastically improve our overall level of wellbeing.” Grewel also pointed out that on average, grateful people tend to be happier, healthier; more physically fit, have a higher income and have much more satisfying personal and professional relationships.
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October is National Apple Month. It was originally a one week celebration, National Apple Week created by the U.S. Apple Association in 1904. In 1996, they expanded to National Apple Month. It is easy to see why when you read on and find out why apples are amazing! Continue reading
National Live Creative Day is observed annually on September 14. Let the world see your creativity on National Live Creative Day!
International Cat Day, also known as World Cat Day, is a holiday which was created in 2002 and is used to not only celebrate the friendship that humans and cats share but also to promote the safety and well-being of cats. This holiday is celebrated annually on August 8th. Continue reading
July 17th is World Emoji Day. Emoji, a Japanese expression, roughly means “picture word” and was developed in 1990 by Shigetaka Kurita. While working for NTT Docomo, a Japanese telecom company, Kurita design these picture words as a feature on their pagers to make them more appealing to teens. Continue reading
One hot summer day I was contemplating why is it that some people love the winter and some love summer? And when you think about it, many people love summer a lot more than those who hate it. “They bask in the bright sun, revel in the heat, and don’t especially mind the sand-in-the-bathing-suit/ sunscreen-in-your-eye sensations of July and August; the moment Memorial Day weekend rolls into sight, it’s constant watermelon, sailboats, and beach barbeques.” Continue reading