Never Never

Wow.  So much controversy over the new Blue Blood palette from Jeffree Star.  There’s a back and forth debate over who had the idea first.  Was it Jeffree or tarte?  Or was it Laura Lee?  Sure Blue Blood was bigger news and so it looked like tarte was the copy cat (even though they had…

One Small Step

I didn’t update last week while I was trying out my habit tracking, because I wanted to have time to really look at how the variables interact with each other.  This month, I’m focusing on a number of things that I noticed had changed leading up to my decline in health and mood over the…

Think Outside the Box

Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday was April 15th, and that day marks the beginning of World Creativity and Innovation Week, concluding in World Creativity and Innovation Day, April 21st. It’s no coincidence WCID falls the day before Earth Day. The goal of this event is to encourage people everywhere to come together with their best ideas…

Communication Master Key: Assertiveness

Assertiveness is not just a skill to develop if you find it hard to say no. It can help you get what you need if your direct approach is rubbing people the wrong way. An aggressive approach can cause people to not want to hear what you have to say. Assertiveness is a middle ground…

Make 2019 a Success Story

I’ve decided to start sharing my featured articles from the monthly newsletter I put together at work.  It’s currently being published for seven apartment properties across Texas.   The New Year is upon us, and like they say, it’s the first blank page in a 365-page book. If you feel up to the challenge of a…

2017 Plans

Turns out I do miss my blogging.  I’ve been away for months (if you don’t count the 16 for 2016 post), and in that time I’ve pared down my life to a few essential interests.  Since the beginning of the year, I’ve been keeping up with a journal/planner, and found inspiration in the bullet journal…