A Scout is Brave

The tenth point of the Scout Law is "A Scout is Brave", and truer words have not been spoken, especially lately. In today's culture, it's controversial to be a member of the Boy Scouts of America. In the past five years we have made progress in our goals to be fair, and inclusive, but yet… Continue reading A Scout is Brave

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Negative Nancy Will Steal Your Happiness!

If you succumb to the Negative Nancys in your life, they will suck the wind right out of your sails! Negativity is exhausting! There will always be those around you that thrive on drama, and if they can't find drama, they will create it. If someone else is successful, or happy, they will try to… Continue reading Negative Nancy Will Steal Your Happiness!

How to Tame the Demons

Ever wondered how to keep your demons under control? The first thing to do, is admit to yourself that you have a problem, and you're not in it alone. Whether it be depression, anxiety, drugs, or alcohol, the steps to tame the demons can be very similar. Admitting that you have issues, to say the… Continue reading How to Tame the Demons

Where do you see your future self?

I've been reading lots of tips online about how to write a blog, how to market it, and get more followers. So one of the best things to do, starting out, is to read other blogs. What do you do when you're trying to find popular blogs, since you only want to learn from the… Continue reading Where do you see your future self?

When the chips are down, I’m betting on the good in people!

There are some evil people in the world. The recent events in Las Vegas are proof that there are some evil people out there, but that was just one deranged individual. Compare that number to all the good people who sprang to action without giving a second thought to helping strangers in need, jeopardizing their… Continue reading When the chips are down, I’m betting on the good in people!

Why you should always make your bed.

Habits. Good or bad, habits are a part of your make-up, they make you - well...you! Studies have shown that it takes 30 days to create a new habit, or break an old one, but I'm not so sure that's completely accurate, or at least not in my case, or else after doing the P90… Continue reading Why you should always make your bed.

Is it a circle, or a never ending highway?

Life... It's a trip! Are you doing donuts in a parking lot, or have the pedal to the metal on that never ending highway? Me, I tend to do a little of both...you know...you get bored with the same old highway scenery, so you go to the nearest Gibson's (if you don't know, ask your… Continue reading Is it a circle, or a never ending highway?

I may not be as interesting as I think I am, or maybe I am…

Everyone has a story to tell of intrigue, mystery, drama, and heartache, you just need to get them to open up, and begin to tell it. I have a pretty good talent for getting the stories out of people, and let me tell you, I have heard some REALLY interesting stories - the stuff of… Continue reading I may not be as interesting as I think I am, or maybe I am…

A witty way to approach the day! I’m a poet, and didn’t know it!

Witty">witty.jpg" /> Starting your day on the right foot, can sometimes be a challenge! You didn't sleep last night, you suspect that your husband may have sleep induced Turrets Syndrome, from the number of strange outbursts coming from him! Your back hurts, and you hit the snooze button, one too many times, so now you're… Continue reading A witty way to approach the day! I’m a poet, and didn’t know it!

Getting There is Half the Fun

Why do they say "Getting there is half the fun"? Not on every trip! I'm finally at a good place in my life - I'm happier than I have ever been, and more content, but it was not easy getting here! I've struggled with depression, self doubt, insecurities, and the residual effects of a pretty… Continue reading Getting There is Half the Fun