60 Fun Things To Do On The Weekend

Fun Things To Do This WeekendHere in Atlanta, the weather is starting to turn. The sun is out. The temperature is warmer. And with Daylight Savings Time, the days are longer.

After a long winter of dreary weather, lots of snow, and time cooped up inside, it feels like spring is finally around the corner. This is the time… Continue Reading…

5 Holiday Traditions You Should Absolutely Break

Nutcracker-2009-8-Marya-Photo-by-C.-McCullers-Courtesy-of-Atlanta-BalletThe holiday season is all about traditions.

Every family has their own.

We have a tradition in our house that the kids get pajamas every year for Christmas, and they always open them Christmas Eve to sleep in that night. Since my daughters are dancers, going to their Nutcracker performances has always been part of… Continue Reading…

Your Strengths and Weaknesses: Where Should You Focus?

Your Strengths and Weaknesses

One of the main reasons we have a hard time creating the happy, passionate life we desire is because we are so highly-focused on our weaknesses and how we’ve screwed up in the past.

Failing, doing something poorly, being chastised for messing up, seeing others perform far better than we have –… Continue Reading…

10 Amazing Books I’ve Recently Read That You Will Love

reading kindleEver since I received my Kindle last year for Mother’s Day, I’ve doubled the number of books I read.

I never, ever thought I would find reading on a Kindle more enjoyable than holding a real book, but (gasp) I’m finding it to be true. It’s easier to hold, the type is easier… Continue Reading…

8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

iStock_000009122145SmallLast week I took my daughter to New York City for spring break to look at colleges. But it didn’t feel one bit like spring.

In fact, it was so cold we were wearing winter coats and boots, wondering if nature was playing a cruel trick on us.

Even when we returned to Atlanta on… Continue Reading…

The 10 Most Likely Reasons You Haven’t Found Your Life Passion

Looking Under BedDepending on which survey you read and where you live, somewhere between 70-80% of people are just plain miserable with their jobs.

If you spend 8 or more hours a day on the job, that counts for more than half of your waking hours during which you are either actively unhappy or just sporadically… Continue Reading…

25 Ways To Create Your Personal New Year’s Revolution

iStock_000006933404Small“The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~Socrates

Most New Year’s resolutions fail.

You probably know this if you’ve ever made one and attempted to keep it.

You start out strong with great determination and enthusiasm. But after a few weeks, your resolve fades away, and you are back to your old routine and… Continue Reading…