How To Be Well Organized

Preparing for a new school year can seem like a lot of work. And in truth it is. There are so many things to pay attention to that staying focused can feel daunting. But organization is the key to success. Here are some tips that can help you stay on course. Write nicely and make

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The Miracle of Music

Have you ever noticed that music can change our mood? Music can change the way we feel almost instantly, through vibration and it can stimulate the whole brain because the melody addresses the right hemisphere while the lyrics, are processed by the left unconsciously. This is one reason why music is such an important part

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Pumpkins And Turkeys

Yesterday, we like many families celebrated Thanksgiving with friends and family close to our hearts, we enjoyed the time together, (as usual ate more than intended). Today the younger ones among us are going to see what deals they can find at the various Black Friday sails. I hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!

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The Idea of the Healthy Breakfast

The idea, not just of healthy, but of breakfast as a whole is something which is touted time and time again as an important aspect of our daily lives. As a tradition, it is one that is deeply rooted in our human history. Breakfast is originally the first meal of the day, the one that

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Family Musicals

I happened to find the film "Meet Me In St Louis" in the library with Judy Garland. Meet Me in St. Louis is a 1944 musical directed by Vincente Minnelli who I was not very familiar with. As I usually love musicals, I brought it home. We watched it in the week, but as my

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Back From My Temporary Absence

As you have seen, the pace of my publications has, well, slowed down lately. And for good reason. I changed jobs and my oldest son moved out. It was interesting going through his things and downsizing the belongings that he wanted to keep and those he wanted to pitch. Maybe my search for minimalism wore

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Sorting Out My Clothes

I've got clothes. Too many clothes. Including a lot of which I do not put on anymore. The law of downsizing applied, I decided to reduce the contents of my wardrobe, my reasoning is that: 20% of the clothes we own serve us 80% of the time. In my case, I think we can say

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Grocery Story

I think that one way we can further reduce are waste is by reducing the amount of preprocessed food we consume. This type of food comes packaged and bagged to an excessive level. But it is neither healthier or more affordable than fresh food. It's Thursday and I'm coming from the grocery store where I

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Building a Schedule

Schedules are necessary, or at least useful in most aspects of our lives, and they can be experienced in most situations on a daily basis. For example: individuals need to know how long they need to stay in a particular location to receive a specific service, and when people need to meet a set of

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