All posts by Susan Malone

BRIE, TURKEY, FAMILY AND STRESS 5 Tips to Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are approaching, love them or not. And don’t’cha just love Norman Rockwell? I especially love that painting of the family at their holiday table, the mom looking all proud as her beautiful turkey gets served, the kids joyous but seemingly well-behaved, the dad all smiles. Brings back the fondest of memories, no? And […]

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HAPPINESS IS A BRICK WALL

Man, don’t you just hate when you ram into a wall? You know, you’re motoring at break-neck speed, clicking things off your list, charged with inspiration and happier than a hummingbird in sugar water. And then, wham! Out of nowhere looms an immovable object smack dab in your way. And you’ve just slammed into it. […]

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MOTIVATION IS A LUXURY FOR THE AMATUER

Man, the world is filled with motivators these days! It’s a whole industry unto itself. And I love to read their quotes, as those really do kick me in the butt to get stuff done. And a great attitude is infectious. Makes you want to jump in and do, well, whatever it is that you […]

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Stop Trying To Be Happy And Follow Your Bliss

STOP TRYING TO BE HAPPY AND FOLLOW YOUR BLISS Happiness. Everybody’s looking for it. I just googled the word and 40,000 hits came instantly up. Even I, a confirmed non-techy, realize that translates to lots of folks chasing it. But what is happiness? And how do you find it?   The dictionary says: ‘Happiness results […]

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THE TRUTH ABOUT MEN AND HOLIDAY SHOPPING, OR AT LEAST MY VERSION OF IT

Okay, the holidays are still a ways away. But don’t tell Walmart! Christmas stuff lines the shelves. Yikes! And every year, the same problem arises. And, well, this is some sort of cosmic joke—requiring men to actually shop for presents. There are those rare beasts who actually like and are good at it. They do […]

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AM I CRAZY OR ARE THE HORMONES TALKING? 4 Ways to Tell

Men. We love ‘em, no? They make us dizzy, drive us crazy, they baffle and irritate us and yet, we can’t live with or without them. But what’s driving the train here? Your head, your heart, or are hormones running amok? In my life anyway, the latter has often ruled. Although so many reasons exist […]

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