Monthly Archives: July 2014

Column Image Getting Married on Your Terms

Recently I had the privilege of traveling to Alaska for my very first “Extra Tuff Wedding”. Extra Tuffs, for those of us in the lower 48, are the footwear of choice for South East Alaskan natives. The big brown boots are clunky, rubber and not very attractive at first glance … Continue reading >

Posted in Family, Relationships |

Column Image Stress Relief: Take a Mental Vacation

It is summertime and people all around you are planning their getaways, except you. You hear stories of snorkeling in the Caribbean, hiking in the Sierras, or cruising the Alaskan coastline and your thoughts are, “It must be nice….” Vacations, short or long, are great stress relievers; the literature on … Continue reading >

Posted in Personal Improvement, Sleep/Relaxation, Stress |

Column Image Clutter Can Cause More Stress Than You May Think!

You can be stressed out by work, relationships and your daily commute but, is your home also stressing you out? A survey of over 1,000 adults conducted on behalf of the Huffington Post found that a staggering 70% of those who are stressed about home organization tend to be more … Continue reading >

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Column Image Best Tips on How To Deal With Difficult People

We’ve all encountered them, and they exist almost everywhere: the difficult person. Difficult people do exist, and at some point or another you will probably be confronted with the need to deal with a high conflict, or difficult person. Most of us are proficient in our communication skills and feel … Continue reading >

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