Before the Christmas decorations are down the Valentine’s Day hearts are out, and we rush from Jingle Bells to Open Hearts jewelry.
I was thinking about how most of us race around trying to find that perfect card and gift when all of us have the perfect gift — our hearts. And we have that perfect gift all the time, not just in February.
The most popular request for a topic from Speakers With Spark speakers last year was stress management. Maybe it’s a sign of the times, maybe it’s the economy. Whatever it is, below are five tips to help you reduce stress in your life and insert more joy.
The symptoms of stress include insomnia, tiredness, headaches, poor skin, short temper and inclination to cry, just to name a few. Stress can affect you physically, emotionally and will eventually make you sick. Therefore, it’s very important to get stress under control.
I’m tired of cold. And it hasn’t even been that bad this year.
But man, I spend a little too much time daydreaming about long, warm days filled with running and playing and swimming and better behavior. That last one is for my 3-year-old, who currently thinks he is in charge of everything and we all should do whatever he wants, whenever he wants. It’s been lots of fun.
At the community college, our phone system has been synced with our computer system for about a year now.
On the face of it, it’s a good idea for voicemail to show up as email. Instead of listening to a series of voice messages on your phone, you can see who called and get a speech-to-text translation of what the caller said.
But I’m not sure Microsoft Speech Technology shouldn’t have spent more time in product refinement. Some of the messages I’ve read have made me scratch my head, and others laugh out loud.
Resolutions are made every year and holiday traditions are abound, 12 days of Christmas is one of them. With these two ideas, let’s think about 12 months of resolutions. By breaking it down, it may be easier to keep those all too important resolutions.
January — Abolish the word hate. If you want to improve your disposition abolishing the word hate will help. Watch the number of times hate enters your vocabulary and find a better feeling word. I guarantee your disposition will change instantly.