For the last couple of days, I’ve posted reminders in social media that it’s time to do your October budget. When most people think about budgeting, they automatically think in terms of money but I want my readers to be happier, … Continue reading

A couple of days ago we experienced extreme heat here in SoCal – it got up to like 100 degrees. While in the kitchen, I noticed that the bread was out so I picked it up to inspect it and … Continue reading

I’m an Accounting Professor and tonight’s lecture was on decisions that managers make regarding their departments. One of the decisions we discussed was whether or not to discontinue a product or product line. I mentioned that some reasons to make … Continue reading

Although stress is an automatic response from your nervous system, some stressors arise at predictable times. When this happens, you have two choices – you can either change the situation or change your reaction. So when deciding which option to … Continue reading

I recently started a weekly video series on quick tips to help you to reduce and manage your stress. In last week’s video, the tip was to “Trust” – as in trust that everything will turn out all right. If … Continue reading

As I was driving to work today, I encountered a patch of fog. It was hard to see, so I put my lights on and I had to slow down. I could feel my stress level rising because I didn’t … Continue reading

Are you stressed, anxious and panicked, especially during life’s hiccups? I’ve started a new weekly video series called “Stress Busters” where I will give you quick tips on how to handle stress. My tips are not intended to be a guide for … Continue reading

A bird crashed my bedroom window this morning while flying – a peculiar incident given my windows are not clean. This would be considered failure in the bird community but this bird didn’t give up. It stopped and rested on … Continue reading

Because it’s relevant! Okay, yes, I agree it seems a little on the extreme side, but depending on the circumstances of your excuses – the outcome can also be extreme. Let me back up a bit… in case you’re not … Continue reading

What do you see when you look in the mirror? There’s really only one reason to value the importance of exercise and this because you value you! Self-respect is the most crucial aspect of one’s life. If you do not … Continue reading