Chances are

Chances are, more things go right for you than you think...How often have you given or received the classic, "You are not going to believe what happened to me today" lecture about a dead car battery, a rude customer, bad restaurant service, being stuck in the world's...

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Green Side Up

I’d like to tell you a story I once heard about a famous landscape architect. He was a master at what he did. He traveled the world creating amazing gardens and landscapes for prestigious locations. It is said that on days when he felt particularly challenged, he...

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Self-Discipline: Who is the boss of you

Self-Discipline: Who is the boss of you

     Chances are, at some point in your time as a parent you have heard a child say "you're not the boss of me.” For me, this comment always raises an interesting question: “Am I the boss of me?"      Ask yourself, are you the boss of you? Your first response is...

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Setting Goals for the New Year

Setting Goals for the New Year

It feels like everyone is setting goals just in time for the New Year, but it turns out most people never achieve their New Year’s resolutions. In fact, arecent study found that only 8% of people who make resolutions actually hit their goals!With that in mind, here's...

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Understanding the value of routine

Understanding the value of routine

There is an old saying that goes, “Take care of the days and the years take care of themselves”.This quote is as true today as when it was originally written.This concept is so simple, it is often overlooked or dismissed in search of something more advanced or...

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10 Thoughts on Parenting

Raising kids today is arguably harder than ever before. But, there are some ways to help ease the stress and strain of raising your little ones and prevent behavior problems through good parenting. Here is a list of things any parent can do to raise their children to...

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