Kaizen is often used to describe the process of continuous improvement. That means making lots of small changes on a regular basis in order to ultimately improve the operation on a larger scale. It’s often applied to business and particularly to things like manufacturing and engineering.   But it can also be applied to your…

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Are you investing any of your time into self-care habits?   Being productive is a wonderful thing, but too often we get so caught up in doing that we forget that the person doing the thing is every bit as important as whatever we’re trying to accomplish, if not more so.   For most people,…

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  Have you ever dreaded getting out of bed to go to work because your work environment is too stressful?   Many people find that it’s not so much their job that causes them stress, but the people and the environment.  You may find that the people you work with are intolerable or that the…

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Finding Inner Peace in Chaos   Life can be truly hectic, even chaotic, if we don’t stop now and then to take a few minutes for ourselves.   With the invention of computers, our work lives were supposed to get easier, but it’s gotten busier than ever before!   The original mentality was that computers…

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Nothing we love more than Summertime -and nothing says summer more than a kitchen filled with an abundance of zucchini! Since I’ve already cooked up my zucchini “go to” favorites, I really wanted to try something new and experiment with something different. I was able to quickly find 2 yummy sounding recipes on the web…

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Sometimes stress can be good for you, especially when it gives you the motivation to complete a task.   Learning to adopt strategies to successfully deal with stress provides a feeling of satisfaction and the belief that you can handle challenging situations when and should they arise.   A certain amount of stress is necessary…

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In today’s frantic and fast-paced world, everything seems to happen at breakneck speed. Now more than ever it’s vital that you take care of yourself so you remain calm and happy throughout the day.   Thankfully, tools like yoga and meditation provide your mind and body with an opportunity to learn to deal with stress…

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While change can be difficult for many people to deal with we want to share with you that it really doesn’t have to be so hard.  In fact, it can be pretty exciting when to learn to embrace life and all the chaos that comes with it when changes occur.   Since we made the…

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We are really enjoying these first days of Spring.  I took this photo the other day on one of our walks. I just love the beautiful shade of purple.   We set alarms throughout the day to get up and take short walks and do a few stretches. It’s been amazing to see the daily…

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