Abstinence or Moderation?

Moderation or Abstinence?

I recently enjoyed Gretchen Rubin’s post on the subject of abstinence vs. moderation. Moderation seems to be the most practical, realistic approach to most things. And I am a very practical and realistic person. However, I often struggle with moderation. One of my favorite children’s books is Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel. In […]

How is the new year going?

We are almost two weeks into the new year. It’s a good time to check-in with yourself. Did you actually write down the goals you have been thinking about? Have you taken any actions toward your goals? Without some accountability from yourself or someone else it is very easy to let the days turn into […]

How to Set Effective Goals

It’s the time of year when so many of us are thinking about how to set effective¬†goals for the new year ahead. We know that most people don’t succeed in keeping their new year’s resolutions. Why? If you’re going to achieve a goal, it’s imperative to set yourself up for success. Goals should be: Specific […]