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Each month will be devoted to a specific category of tips (such as Savings, Procrastination, Relationships, etc.) that will help us each adjust to that segment of life.  Many of the tips will be accompanied by (I hope) an amusing cartoon.



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TIPS: Letting Go of Poisonous Pals

This month of tips will be devoted to Friendship. *** When it comes to friendships, everything I’d been taught growing up is to be a loyal, good friend. Talk out your problems, come to a resolution, and move on. Friends Forever, right? However, sometime a friendship no longer works. A friend has become increasingly negative…or [...] Read More...




TIPS: There’s No “U” in Friendship

This month of tips will be devoted to Friendship. *** When you’re on the go, juggling career, life, and friendships, it’s easy to forget how to be a good friend. Sometimes, when catching up with friends on the phone, I realize I’d been on the phone for 10 minutes talking about what’s been going on [...] Read More...




TIPS: How to Maintain Friendships in 2013

This month of tips will be devoted to Friendship. *** Here are some tips on maintaining friendships in 2013: With so much going on these days, how does one keep up with old friends? (Especially if said friends are not on Facebook or other social media!). Here are a couple helpful tips on keeping friendships [...] Read More...




TIPS: Fool Yourself Into Exercising More!

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are some tips on how to easily add more exercise into your life! Some were previously mentioned during the Weekly Challenge of Stair Up (and Down!) but all are great tips worth emphasizing: TIP #19 – JUST PARK [...] Read More...




TIPS: Getting FOCUSED!

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are some tips on getting FOCUSED: TIP #17 – WELL GYM-INY CRICKET:   If it’s within your budget, join a gym.  There are some good gyms that you can join for as little as $10 per month.  That comes [...] Read More...




TIPS: Spice Up Your Routine

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are tips on getting extra exercise while slowly building up stamina: TIP #14 – CHANGE IS GOOD:   Change the workouts (try something new). Variety is the spice of life. And for exercises. Sometimes walk, sometimes bike, sometimes swim.. [...] Read More...




TIPS: Proper Care of Your Body

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are some tips on helping keeping track of your EXERCISE: TIP #12 – THE BUILD-UP:  You need a place to start. Its like starting a car. When you’re about to drive it’s not a very good idea to [...] Read More...




TIPS: Goal & Rewards!

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are tips on getting extra exercise while slowly building up stamina: TIP #10 – SET A GOAL:  Setting goals are what keep you motivated. Pick an accomplishment that you want to achieve.  It might be to walk 30 minutes [...] Read More...




TIPS: Keeping Track of Your Exercise

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are some tips on helping keeping track of your EXERCISE: TIP #8 – RIGHT ON SCHEDULE! - Put into your schedule  a specific time to do it- Instead of trying to fit workouts into your hectic schedule, look [...] Read More...




TIPS: How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are tips on getting extra exercise while slowly building up stamina: TIP #5 – HALF HOUR TO HEALTH:  Try to get at least 30 minutes of exercise in every day, or at least on most days. The 30 minutes [...] Read More...




TIPS: Exercising With Outside Influences

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are some tips on helping taking your EXERCISE to the next level with help from others: TIP #3 – PARTNER UP!: Find a workout buddy. Whether it is a spouse, a friend, relative or someone you just met, get [...] Read More...




TIPS: Getting into the EXERCISE Mindset (& Body-set!)

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Exercise. *** Here are tips on getting into the EXERCISE mindset (and body-set!): TIP #1 – YOU CAN DO IT!:  Being nervous is normal, but just think positively. Get over any doubt or fear you may have about exercising. The only [...] Read More...




August is Exercise Month!

Growing up in a household where exercise was a key focal point really made me more aware of the benefits of exercise. However, whenever life gets busy I tend to put exercise in the back burner until things cool off. After spending last month combating my procrastination tendencies, this month I will focus on getting [...] Read More...




TIPS: Mottos To Remember

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are some MOTTOS to remember to help combat Procrastination: TIP #27 – TIME IS VALUABLE; DON’T WASTE IT: If something is wasting your time, just stop it. Even if you have spent money to go to an event, [...] Read More...




TIPS: Use Your Time Wisely

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips is devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are tips on USING YOUR TIME WISELY to help combat Procrastination: TIP #24-  TIME IS VALUABLE, DON’T WASTE IT: If something is wasting your time, just stop it. Even if you have spent money to go to an [...] Read More...




Tips: Plan to Focus

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are tips on PLANNING & FOCUSING to combat Procrastination: TIP #21 – PLAN YOUR DAY IN ADVANCE: Create a to do list.; send reminders to your cell phone so you won’t forget. A simple, helpful phone app is [...] Read More...




TIPS: Elimating Distractions

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips is devoted to Procrastination. *** Have you been working on the Weekly Challenge to ELIMINATE DISTRACTIONS? Here are a few helpful tips: TIP #16- PUT YOURSELF IN A POSITION TO SUCCEED: Prepare everything that you will need to work on your project.  Go to [...] Read More...




TIPS – Challenge: Accepted

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are tips on OVERCOMING OBSTACLES to accomplish your goal. TIP #13 – KNOW IT CAN BE HARD: Understand in advance that that your task or project is probably a difficult one to complete.  That is undoubtedly the reason [...] Read More...




TIPS: Overcoming Self

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips is devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are a few ways to stay motivated while focusing on your goal: TIP #10- BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!!!  (You can do it!!) TIP #11- TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF, RE-ENERGIZE, AND PROCEED: Approach your project at the times when you are at [...] Read More...




TIPS: Goal Planning

Tip Days are Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips will be devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are tips on how to figure out HOW to accomplish your goal. TIP #7 - BREAK IT DOWN: Break up your task into small manageable parts.  Too often we avoid tasks because they seem too daunting, too big to [...] Read More...




TIPS: Getting Started On Your Goal

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. This month of tips is devoted to Procrastination. *** Here are a few ways to save while planning fun activities: TIP #5- START SMALL: Don’t bite off more than you can chew! TIP #6- JUST DO IT: Once you sit down and decide to attack a goal, and [...] Read More...




Final Savings Tips!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are the last few Savings Tips for the month of June: TIP #21 - STAY CLEAN: Unusual saving tip: Keep your hands clean. Most germs and illnesses are transmitted by hands. Avoid missing work, paying for [...] Read More...




TIPS: Practical Ways to Save

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few practical ways to save: TIP #18 - JUST DO IT…YOURSELF!: Whether you are invited to a friend’s house or it’s a friend’s birthday, get creative and make the gift, the card, or the food [...] Read More...




TIPS: Save While Having Fun!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few ways to save while planning fun activities: TIP #16- FUN WITH FRIENDS: Try to have fun with get together activities with friends at home instead of going out and spending a fortune. Examples: Group picnics, [...] Read More...




TIPS: Think Before You Buy!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few ways to save BEFORE you make a purchase: TIP #13 - WAIT A SEC…. OR MAKE IT TEN: Adopt the “10 Second Rule”. When you are about to buy something, first count to ten [...] Read More...




Tip Day: Sell or Donate!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Messy house? Too much junk? Here are a few ways to save while cleaning: TIP #12- SELL OR DONATE: Clean out your house. Either sell items or donate for a tax deduction. Ask yourself the questions: a. Do [...] Read More...




Tips for Pre-Meditated Shopping!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few ways to save BEFORE you head to the grocery store: TIP #9 - FLYER IT UP: Plan your meals by what’s on sale. Look at the local supermarket flyers in the beginning of the [...] Read More...




Tips for In-Store Savings!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few ways to save while you shop: TIP #6 – COUPONS, COUPONS, COUPONS:  Look for coupons; Organize them and use them! Coupons can be found in your weekly Sunday paper or sometimes even in [...] Read More...




Bonus Tips: Cars!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** In honor of the blog launch, I’m including a few bonus tips today!  Here are a few ways to save through your car: TIP #4 – CARPOOL as often as possible. When friends go to the same [...] Read More...




Savings Tips – First Post!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Each week I will list and explain different tips that I’ve found for easy ways to save. I’ll even illustrate a few. Here are a few easy ways to save around the house: TIP #1 – CHILL:  [...] Read More...




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