November 30, 2011
Since habits are so ingrained, you may not even be aware that you are doing them. Learn to be mindful. (Good news! I can teach you how to do that.)
When you’re trying to break a bad habit, you’ll need to replace it with another one. Preferably, one that is desirable.
For example, instead of _______________, go for a walk, tidy up the house, or make a few phone calls.
Create a “Go To” List to help free you from the magnetic pull of an unwanted habit.
Image courtesy of Sue Byford.
November 29, 2011
I was rummaging through my travel toiletries bag (wishful thinking) and came across a petrified tube of mascara. Further inspection revealed a lash comb. However, it wasn’t the comb that got me so excited.
Can you guess what did?
Compare the handles on these two lash combs. (If you’ve been reading this blog, you’ll know that the thicker handle is much more desirable.)
The mascara was tossed, but the brush/comb was cleaned up and ready to be primed!
November 28, 2011
At times, you may be carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. There’s no need to also add the weight of a heavy coat or jacket.
Unless Prince Charming is around to assist you with putting it on or taking it off, you’ll want to consider the weight when choosing a new coat or jacket. Be kind to your shoulders, elbows and hands.
Fortunately, there’s now a wide selection of stylish offerings available, so finding something lightweight shouldn’t weigh heavily on you.
Puffer jackets are a great cold weather option and they are now styled not to make you look like their namesake – puffy.
In my closet, you’ll find an eclectic assortment of all-weather coats and jackets – Gore-Tex®, cashmere blends, wool, non-puffy puffer jacket and arctic fleece.
Baby, I’m warm inside!
November 27, 2011
As I was struggling to quarter an onion, I realized that I was fighting, once again, with a knife that had no business remaining in my knife block.
When the balance is off, it doesn’t matter how sharp the knife is.
It’s time to retire this particular knife.
I do have other slicing and dicing kitchen gadgets, which I will showcase in future posts.
What do you think of the artsy reflection in the knife? I see a bird. You?