Having played baseball a lot, I realized an obvious thing after I was just about beheaded by a line drive going through the pocket of my beloved and well-worn baseball glove. The ...
Check the following link to make sure your credit card offers the insurance that you think it does. Don’t get caught travelling without the coverage you thought you had. When in...
To best understand playing soccer, it’s helpful to play every position during practice. When you spend a little time playing every position -- yes, even goaltending -- you get a b...
Vingear is some crazy stuff. It can remove water marks from your faucets, it un-blocks your shower head, breaks up clogged drains and even makes your coffee maker run more effici...
My husband and I moved 5 times in the first ten years of our marriage. When you move to a new location, it is so important to get involved with your community. You need to be mor...
As an athlete I spend the majority of my life in tennis shoes, which leads to stinky, smelly, plain ol' nasty scented feet. To squelch the stench and save my room mates' olfactory...
This goes for both players and parents. It is very important that when playing a sport, that you learn the rules of the game. It is helpful to all those involved involved in the ...
Be Positive or B+ Suppose you are coaching a baseball team. Suppose it is the last inning and the other team has the bases loaded with two out. You are one run ahead. You ...
When you make your point don’t say anything more after that. A few years ago I had a very challenging situation. One of my employees had a very bad hygiene problem. People woul...
“When I catch a pass, and the defense tries to tackle me, I never go down on the first hit, because I always try to give that extra effort and get the additional yard. It applies...
Lillian Cunningham covers Obama's keynote graduation address at Booker T. Washington High School in this Washington Post article.
When babies have sore gums, let them eat frozen foods, like frozen peas or blueberries.  For younger babies, a tiny sock with an icecube to suck on works, or spread a little apple...
The advantages of working with a financial advisor In recent years there has been much discussion about the role of financial advisors and the value they provide to clients. Wh...
Baseball is a team sport but there’s a lot of individuality in it. You’re hitting, you’re hitting by yourself. You’re pitching, you’re pitching by yourself. You field the ball, yo...
Introducing your dog to your new baby shouldn't be a stressful event. These tips will help you prepare for introducing two of the most important "people" in your life.
"I swing as hard as I can, and I try to swing right through the ball...The harder you grip the bat, the more you can swing it through the ball, and the farther the ball will go. I...
1. Invest in actual heavy-weight resume paper. I know it seems pretty crazy since the internet takes care of most things these days, but never underestimate actually handing your ...
When dealing with a personnel issue, it's crucial that you keep a cool head. If you find yourself getting too emotionally invested in a situation, pretend that you are a third pa...
It’s time to take action. Everyone knows they should plan for retirement and save accordingly. To help put you on the right track, here are some key points to consider as you d...
Drafts make us feel cold. Stopping or minimizing drafts will help to keep your home feeling warm. Windows and doors are a major source of drafts. Make sure your weather stripping...
Three easy steps to control your spending The holidays are upon us. Hopefully, this is a time for relaxation, reconnecting with friends and family, and for a little bit o...
If you have the chance to communicate with your professors (or teaching assistants if you are at a large university), definitely do. If you can email, call, schedule one-on-one t...
Ditch the devices and hit the road this summer Committing to a savings plan and budget doesn’t mean you have to give up this year’s family vacation. Camping is one of the most ...
Retirement today looks very different than it did a generation ago Canada’s population is aging, and our average life expectancy is on the rise. These two factors are drastical...
Have you come into a lot of money? Whether you've received an inheritance, sold a business, exercised stock options, won a lottery or received a settlement from an insurance claim...
Ready for your big vacation? Use this checklist to make sure you don't leave anything behind! TRAVEL CHECKLIST Trip Preparation • Passports – check the expiration date • ...
DON’T - the 4-letter word that can insidiously work against your desired state. When we precede a statement with “Don’t”, the mind only registers the words that follow “don’t”. ...
If you are starting to workout for the first time or after a long layoff, the key is to create realistic expectations. Start by setting manageable short-term goals that fit with ...
How we manage the external interferences that affect our mental state can mean the difference between successful productivity and distracted failure. Our worlds are brimming with...
Anyone can build a winning mindset. Begin this process by very simply and intentionally developing the belief in your potential. Create a positive belief mantra or energy sta...
Make sure your website is mobile responsive. More and more people are locating products using smartphones. Consider the mobile experience of customers visiting your website.If it'...
Move from scarcity into possibility by remembering two simple words: FLIP IT! If you FLIP your focus and language to your desired state (i.e. what you want vs. what you don’t ...
Achieving my dream was not luck, but serious persistence and continual practice.  I had to swallow my pride many times.  The only sure way not to succeed is to stop going for your...
Our first instinct after FINALLY getting a paycheck for the work we are doing is to go buy something to reward ourselves. If you want to buy those $200 shoes or take your girlfri...
When looking for an apartment or house to rent, keep in mind the following: 1. Does it have a washer/dryer? If not, where is the closest place and how much does it cost? This...
When it comes to job searching, networking is key. In a tough economy, most of the recent grads who secure jobs are those who make connections with already-employed friends or men...
Writing exams can be stressful. I learned early on that standing in a herd of people who are frantically asking each other questions or just generally stressing out, wasn’t good....
We applied to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) in Korea but they wouldn’t have us because we were too old. When the placement person for Korea found out I was 62 years o...
I learned this lesson through a dear friend: don't get romantically involved with co-workers unless you seriously intend to date them. Once you enter the working world, you'll fin...
I qualified for the 2005 Boston Marathon and one month before running it, I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at age 42. I decided that there was a way that we could use the ...
If you're semi-retired or soon-to-be retired, we recommend that you map out a retirement income plan - well before you intend to put it into action. Some elements take time to arr...
Do you spend your life allowing your mood to be governed by external things that happen or by how someone else feels? Instead, take control and become a climate creator. We all h...
A number of years ago, I was flying into Cameroon and we just about bought the farm! We had a long slow, low altitude approach that was repeated by the pilot as he couldn’t land t...
All of us experience mental interference that gets in the way of our success. Call those voices in your head your “ducks quacking”, your “inner critic”, or your “mental monkeys” ...