Relaxing Rituals: Your Happy File!

For the last few years or so, I’ve made a habit of keeping a Happy File. What is a Happy File? It’s a file where you keep fun and happy memories. For instance, in mine, I have lovely notes from my niece and my mom; fun articles friends have sent me; pictures of places I

Relaxing Rituals: Epsom Salt Baths

In every workday, there are corporate rituals: procedures and routines designed to ensure safety, performance and productivity. We respect them and adhere to them. We also need to develop rituals in our private lives: Habits that help us feel relaxed, refreshed and de-stressed so we, too, can safeguard our health, performance and productivity. We need

Staycation = Yaycation!

My husband and I often take vacation in June. I love getting away, but, after years of planning each detail of every trip, it was a welcome change when my husband suggested a “staycation.” As we live sandwiched between Manhattan and the beaches of Long Island, we have no shortage of fun things to do.