Balancing everyday life with added holiday chores and festivities Prioritize At this time of year, in addition to maintaining daily functions and tasks such as laundry, cooking, cleaning, errands, and activities, there are also decorating, finding meaningful gifts, added grocery shopping, parties and events. To help keep balance in our busy lives, it is essential.. read more →

As the holiday season approaches, many people are excited for the upcoming events. However, with all the excitement comes extra stress, hectic plans, running around, and unforeseen complications. When circumstances such as these arise, it is important to look to the good of the season. When we take care of ourselves, we are better equipped.. read more →

We are so blessed to live in a country that allows us our personal freedoms and protects us from any form of threat. On a daily basis, we may not take the time out of our day to really acknowledge what is necessary for us to be able to live as freely as we do… read more →

One of the most essential skills in life is our ability to listen, and to listen well. So often, when we should be listening, we are distracted by our own thoughts, our smartphones, or other background activities. Active listening skills have the power to significantly improve relationships with friends, family, coworkers and those we meet.. read more →

Libraries house all the stories of the past and present. They are the link between us and the joy of reading. They are a teleportation to new worlds, eras, and history; a calming entity that we can submerge ourselves in. No matter where they are located, beauty can be found for those seeking an escape… read more →