The profound power of our thoughts influences everything about us: who we are, what we accomplish and how we live. The thoughts that we manifest, whether positive, negative or neutral, send out vibrations and energy like the beam of a lighthouse even in the foggiest conditions. You may have heard of … [Read more...] about Understanding the Power of Our Thoughts
Each year, millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. Let us all join the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Let’s help to fight stigma, provide support, learn to take time for ourselves, seek professional help when needed and check in on family, … [Read more...] about Improving Your Mental Health
Summer in Arizona is extremely hot, and heat can be a canine killer. As our temperatures rise, we need to take extra precautions to keep our four-legged family members safe. If it’s 77 degrees outside, the temperature of the pavement is 125 degrees and at 87 degrees, the temperature of the … [Read more...] about Caring for Pets in the Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer
A favorite flower of days gone by would have to be a daisy, Bellis perennis. This happy-face flower with radiating white petals around a yellow center is still identifiable even to non-gardeners. Daisies are so tough in the mountain garden, but too much white is boring and plain. We developed many … [Read more...] about Enjoying Pretty Plants with Daisy Flowers
Google reported last week that the search question, “When is the housing market going to crash?” spiked 2,450% in the past month. We have a classic supply and demand issue, coupled with some of the lowest mortgage rates on record and a national reshuffling of population groups that has sent prices … [Read more...] about Experts Offer Overview of Real Estate Market
Target Date Funds are all the rage! Do you have your investments in them? They can be used for retirement funds, HSAs and 529s. Is this the smart direction for your investing? Will you maximize your returns? Let’s take a look at them and then you can decide if this is your best course of … [Read more...] about Are Target Date Funds Right for You?
'Tis the season to create the culinary celebration of summertime herbs. Enjoy the season of all your favorite herbs while you are out shopping at the Prescott Farmer’s Market, Watters Garden Center and local markets. Herbs bring a delightful flavor as well as medicinal properties. Some of my … [Read more...] about Using Summertime Herbs
For some reason, it is extremely hard for many of us to ask for help, or even to recognize when we need help. Part of our nature is to be independent and to be helpful to others, but it is extremely difficult for some of us to recognize the fact that we might need help ourselves. I am not … [Read more...] about Benefits of Obtaining Help in Day-to-Day Life
Many people want to live the dream of owning their own home. Paying rent is a waste of money, they say. What you don’t want to happen is to overbuy or overextend and turn that dream into a nightmare. How much can you afford? Owning a home is special, and you must prepare accordingly. We will … [Read more...] about Home Buying: How Much Can You Afford?
Most Americans wake up feeling tired and sluggish. Many of us wake up with a mood that is neutral or slightly negative and we spend most of the morning trying to get caught up. This article does not promise to makeover your entire life or guarantee that you’ll become a morning person ready to run … [Read more...] about Practicing Powerful Daily Routines for Success