Do you need to motivate your child to read? Some kids love to read and some avoid it at all costs, but reading is fundamental to building thoughtful, intelligent adults. You can find some of the many benefits to reading in The Importance of Reading Books by Rising Phoenix Press. If you have a child that loves to read, congratulations. This task will be so much easier. If not, read on for ways to help kids read based on their … [Read More...] about How to motivate your child to read
Some people love cleaning, organizing and decluttering. Some people hate it. If cleaning, organizing and decluttering give you the heebie jeebies, there is hope. In fact, there is a way to get your home clean and decluttered in a mere 15-30 minutes per day, and it's easier than you think. The key is to work to your strengths, and even if those strengths don't include cleaning and organizing, there are great ways to get the results you want … [Read More...] about Decluttering your home the best way for you
We all have difficult people in our lives. Maybe the difficult people in your life are family members. Maybe they're co-workers or fellow volunteers, and maybe you or your wife gave birth to one or more of the difficult people in your life. Wherever you find them, the difficult people may not be trying to be difficult. In fact, they may think you're the difficult one, but there are ways to make the difficult people easier to understand in … [Read More...] about How to deal with the difficult people in your life
This morning, a friend of mine tagged me in a Facebook post and asked me what I thought about an article that she read. After reading the article, I realized I had a lot to say about it, so I decided to create my own post about that article. Essentially, the article said that your mission is not your passion and that your passion determines what you want from your life and your mission statement is how you get it. I happen to think it's … [Read More...] about How your mission in life, your passion and your values fit together
Are you a happy person? That's a big question. Dictionary.com defines happy as "delighted, pleased or glad, as over a particular thing". If you watch the new, happiness seems to be in short supply these days. Instead, everyone seems angry and offended and very quick to blame everyone else for their lack of happiness. So how do you create happiness? How do you find what makes you happy and get more of that in your life? First, let's start … [Read More...] about What makes you happy?