Can you be happy for 100 days in a row? It may sound simple, but most people actually don’t take the time each day to recognize what makes them happy. Why? There are plenty of excuses, such as “I’m too busy” or “I work all day” or “I’m raising my crazy kids!” We should always make time for happiness though. 100 Happy Days is an inspirational challenge dedicated to long-term happiness. All you have to do is take a picture of something that made you happy each day. It could be anything – your dog, flowers, even a book! It’s up to you how you share the photo. If you want people … Read more
I have a toddler. Help. She’s 20 months old, and most days, she’s a total monster. But only with me. With others, she plays and engages and helps babies drink their bottles and eats and naps for two whole hours and is just an absolute joy! Yippee! And then, when she gets back to me, the joy vanishes into something I like to call tiny terrorism. Yes, it’s real. Exhibit A-C: Oh, you broke a cracker? Let’s throw yourself on the bed and wail uncontrollably. Oh, you can’t put your shoes on? It’s a perfectly normal response to bite your shoes, scream bloody murder and launch them at your sweet puppy’s head. Go … Read more
If Cupid’s aim has been a little off lately, or your current relationship isn’t feeling quite right, it might be time to take a new approach to love. This Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to some love advice from Buddha to begin your journey to a blissful relationship. Follow the Golden Rule We’ve been practicing this little number since the first time our parents caught us being mean on the playground: Treat others the way you want to be treated. Sounds simple enough, but too often double standards go unnoticed. Do you feel like it’s no big deal to grab margaritas with your girlfriends, but pout when he mentions guys night? Love yourself You’ve heard … Read more
She is fun, fabulous and fierce. She is chic, intelligent and in-the-know. But most of all, the Cheeky chick is the kind of woman who embraces, admires, respects, smiles at and opens her heart to other fabulous chicks. Now THAT'S Cheeky, darling!