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If you are like most people, your phone is probably in your hand right now or it is within reach. We are attached to our phones. Our phones can be a one-stop place for any information we need and connect us to the world around us. But like most things, moderation in our use is...
The buzz surrounding Rami Malek's stunning portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the movie "Bohemian Rhapsody" culminated with the actor winning an Oscar at the recent Academy Awards. As amazing of a job Malek did in becoming Freddie, there was one thing about the lead singer of Queen...
It’s that time of year where members of the entertainment industry get together, get all dressed up and give themselves awards. I’ve just never been much of an Awards Show person … if you are, that’s cool. One thing I can appreciate about an awards show is a good acceptance...
Photo Credit: Getty Images/jacoblund Ask anyone how they are doing – especially someone you might not see often – and you’ll often hear them saying, “I’ve been staying busy” or that “Life is Busy.” Pretty much everyone says they are busy – because most of the time we ARE busy...
credit: Getty Images/patat Valentines is a day where most use as an opportunity to express and show their love for someone special in their life. Which is great. Nothing wrong with that. The next day, February 15th is another day to show love in a much different way, but...
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Deagreez This week my son sent me a text with the "I got in!" With that text was a picture of an acceptance letter to the college of his choice. He was extremely happy. As a parent, naturally, I was proud. One of the things I said was that we need to...
credit: Getty Images/BrianAJackson "I'm Bored" ... no parent ever likes to hear those words. Of course, being bored just isn’t a kid thing. I read today that the average adult experiences 131 days of boredom a year. Think about that - more than a third of our year we considering...
credit: Getty Images/marekuliasz There have been scientific studies that speak to the power of a compliment, but I don’t think we need a study to let us know the value of a compliment. When you are having a bad day and something as simple as someone saying that they like your...
Photo Credit: Getty Images/Koldunova_Anna When something goes wrong, doesn’t go our way or doesn’t go as planned … when there is disappointment, sometimes our knee jerk reaction is to find someone to blame. For whatever reason, it feels good (at least seemingly) to assign blame...