February 29, 2020

We've discovered how it's actually better in so many ways to focus on one thing at a time. You'll enhance your sense of calm when you can give your full attention to what you're doing and live in the moment. Another thing that aids in feeling calm is to embrace habits...

February 28, 2020

I've already mentioned multi-tasking before in previous days. It's worth mentioning again. People everywhere seem to be in a rush. We all have a lot to do, yet the same 24 hours each day in which to get it done. Chances are you've tried multi-tasking in order to get mo...

February 27, 2020

Mornings can be a hectic and rushed time. This is especially true when you're responsible for getting others, like kids, ready for their day and out the door on time. Starting your day feeling frazzled, cranky, and overwhelmed isn't good for anyone. A simple solution t...

February 26, 2020

Many people consider their smartphones to be something they can't live without. These small devices pack a big punch. They have the ability to help us so much in our daily lives with things like keeping track of schedules, finding important information, staying up-to-d...

February 25, 2020

In today's technologically-connected world, some type of media is always at our fingertips. Literally. You only have to pick up your smartphone to be connected to your network of friends and family or to see the latest news headlines. While it might seem convenient and...

February 24, 2020

Life has its ups and downs. There are periods that will be more hectic and crazy than others. During these times, it can really help you to learn some coping strategies. There are some simple ways to stay calm when chaos erupts in your life. Having a settled mind and l...

February 23, 2020

Sometimes we tend to forget to take into consideration our physical health when creating more calm in our lives. When your body feels better, you're bound to have an improved mental outlook. A key component to better health is getting a good night's rest. This can be d...

February 22, 2020

In yesterday's blog post, I introduced you to the idea of decluttering. While physical clutter can literally get in the way, there’s also mental clutter that can have a huge impact on your overall emotional state. Today, I'd like to introduce you to a practice that is...

February 21, 2020

One of the biggest causes of stress in our lives is actually clutter. Seeing piles of clothes, unopened junk mail, laundry, a messy desk, and other disarray can cause most people to feel anxious and overwhelmed, sometimes even depressed. It's hard to achieve a sense of...

February 20, 2020

Thank you so much for joining me in this 15 Days of Creating Calm Challenge. Welcome! I'm thrilled you've decided to come along on this two-week+ journey to discovering a life of peace you may not have known could exist. I know that may sound like an exaggeration, but...

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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. 

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