Besides the essential wallet, keys and phone, here are 10 Things you'll probably see me hauling around in my massive tote. 1. A notebook In addition to having a million pens in the front pocket of my bag, I sometimes carry a small notepad for random thoughts, daily quotes, or something inspiring I may come … Continue reading 10 Things I Can’t Leave Home Without
I have a talent for remembering people's names. But is this something you struggle with? Truth is, it's not as hard as you think. The first time I meet someone new, I always say their name back to them. "Hi, my name is Lauren," and when the other person says, "Jane," I say, "Nice to … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
As you may be aware, Hurricane Harvey has kept many Texans hunkered at home. So as I write this, I'm listening to the rain pour outside, trying to find ways to be productive since I am unable to leave my house. You may be in a similar situation, wondering, what can I do to prevent … Continue reading 20 Things to Do When You’re Stuck at Home
Have you ever been told to "take a chill pill," or "put on a happy face" when you really don't feel like it? Our society has been taught to believe that dissatisfaction is a bad thing, that we are to ignore it, shove it down, go buy something new, and move on. But after some … Continue reading Finding Your Why
Coffee is good for you. But did you know that your relationship with coffee is based on the type of person you are? Dr. Gary L. Wenk writes in Psychology Today, "Coffee makes us feel good because it is able to tap into virtually every reward system our brain has evolved." So there is a connection … Continue reading What Your Coffee Says About Your Personality