Archive for March, 2011

Try Brushing Your Teeth with the Other Hand

Posted by dianne on Mar 6, 2011 in Articles | No comment

That’s the challenge a friend gave me last week, and it taught me something new. Brushing your teeth with your non-dominant hand exercises the opposite side of your brain. I tried right away and was surprised at how difficult it was. It gave me a new appreciation for the work my little grandchildren do to

Start Your Day Right with Your Journal

Posted by dianne on Mar 6, 2011 in Articles | No comment

Some people write in their journal in the evening, unwinding and reflecting on their day. I find that starting the day with a journal entry makes for a great day. Try using your journal to set a positive mood for the day. Get worries out of you head. Do you ever wake up anticipating the

Old Lady Shoes

Posted by dianne on Mar 6, 2011 in Articles | No comment

Do you remember old lady shoes? The kind our grandmothers wore? I swore I would NEVER wear old lady shoes. This particular vow was made when I was about 11 years old. At the time I had two wonderful grandmothers and four sweet doting grand aunts all of whom I just adored. But they all

Christmas Can Happen Without Me

Posted by admin on Mar 6, 2011 in Articles | No comment

Even though the Christmas decorations were in the stores waaay too early this year, as usual, I no longer start to panic the way I did in years, past. Beginning in her 50’s my mother began saying that she and all her contemporaries had become “Generals with no armies.” She said it a lot, and

Mother’s Day Tribute – Things My Mom Did Right

Posted by dianne on Mar 6, 2011 in Articles | No comment

On Mother’s Day we all reflect on our mothers. See if what one mom did right reminds you of what your mom did right and what we can all learn from our mothers. Mom made me feel special. When I was four years old, my big sister went to afternoon kindergarten, and my little brother