This week, in the Pleasure Point, I encouraged everyone to find something in which you can become competent and proficient. It feels good to be an expert and it doesn't have to be rocket science. In fact, you might be admired more for knitting beautiful sweaters, designing efficient rooms, or knowing how to roast the perfect chicken. I also went on to say that it doesn't stop there. While you can be "known" for doing something extremely well, it's also important to keep addin
Did anyone ever tell you to dress a certain way if you were going for a job interview? The term "dress for success" is advice that's been handed down forever (or, at least for a very long time) to anyone who wants to get a good job. First impressions often do count -- a lot. It could be that a very qualified person might be overlooked based on how they look. It might be that a person who is desperate for a job just can't afford a nice outfit. To address that, Nancy Lublin st
This week's Pleasure Point ("The alternative to happy and pleasurable does not hold much hope for fun") was all about looking for the good times in our lives. I realized after it went out that I used a bit of double negatives to come up with a positive. Didn't our English teachers tell us not to do that?!? LOL, I'm glad I've got this week's blog to get into it a little deeper. I often have people tell me that I seem to have a “joie de vivre”. Rather than looking for or worry
This week's Pleasure Point [If you're not on the list yet, sign up here!] was about "reality" and social hypnosis. There are so many ways this could be applied or explained. It's a bit of a stretch, but one I was reminded of recently circled around relationships and how we lose sight of what really works. We fall into a common belief. A friend was telling me about going out to dinner with her guy. He asked her where she wanted to eat and she put it back on him. He stated that
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Barbara L Cummings, MS, RN, is a sassy Queen-ager, mentor, confidante and trusted guide who provides people with life support.