Strengths Quiz

I recently started reading The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor and I came across a section where he talks about “signature strengths” — or things that you’re uniquely good at.  There was a link in the book to where you can take a free quiz to find out your own strengths.  You do have to sign…

Quick Motivational Reads

Merry Post-Christmas!  First off, I hope you all enjoyed my cookie recipes and that at least one of them was a hit at your holiday parties.  At least for right now I’m going to give recipes a rest, but they’ll be peppered into my future posts for sure. Since not listening to my all-knowing parents…

Excited for Fall

Although I’m typically a beach bum who mourns the end of summer, this year for some reason I’m very excited for autumn!  The changing leaves, the back-to-school vibe, bringin’ out the boots and sweaters — everything about it has me amped up. For those of us fortunate enough to live on a latitude that enjoys 4…

50 best photos from The Natural World

#2 on Time Magazine’s The Best Blogs of 2011 list, The Big Picture is truly an example of some of the finest photography out there… After a bit of surfing around, my favorite was 50 best photos from The Natural World – The Big Picture –

Willkommen, Bienvenue, Welcome!

Wow, my very first blog post on my brand new website… pretty exciting! More content to-be-released soon. photo taken from Jessica Schultz