The Government Shutdown & You

We, as a nation have been experiencing this government shutdown and while most of us haven’t felt the impact of it, there are many that have. Navigating something that you have no control over is difficult and the uncertainty of it makes it that much more frustrating for those affected. This would be a great […]

What Kind of Change do You Like?

It looks like this year is going to be filled with many changes. I want the changes so that I can just shake everything up and start anew. While so many fear changes, I enjoy it. I like the idea of doing something new and exciting. I think allowing yourself to become stagnant and fearful […]

The Fear of Risk Taking

As I mentioned in earlier posts, I’ve been on a new life chapter and listening to some well-known authors of self-help and motivational books. I think a part of me allowed the fear of risk taking hinder the growth potential that is within each of us. I’m not afraid of no’s, in fact, the worse […]

The Last Hurrah List of Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, January 4 to Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Watch skilled felines compete in a fierce competition; test your knowledge of ’90s pop culture; take your favorite bride-to-be to the ultimate wedding-planning extravaganza; catch a free screening of the popular superhero […]

New Year, New You?

Every year when the new year rolls around, many of us write out a list of resolutions. Some of these include weight loss, smoking cessation, something new (car, house, job) among many other things and we give ourselves a deadline to reach these goals. We tell ourselves that because it’s a new year that we […]

Palladium: This Years White Hot Metal

Palladium, this year’s hottest metal, is used mainly to cut pollution from gasoline engines. Yet anyone betting the rise of electric vehicles will curb demand anytime soon is likely to be disappointed, according to the metal’s top producer. Hybrid-electric cars, which also require precious metals to control pollution, represent a growing percentage of future demand, […]

Is Patience Really a Virtue?

I’ve come to the conclusion that I have to work on having patience with people. I believe that I’m a patient person, but then there are people that test the mess out of me and make me want to punch things. Don’t laugh, I bet you do, too! On this self-improvement journey that I’ve been […]

Your NYE and More List of Things to do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston New Year’s Weekend with our super-expanded, six-day Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, December 27, 2018, to New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Pop the bubbly and ring in 2019 at one of many New Year’s Eve celebrations around town; sing and dance along to your Fab Five favorites; […]

What Are Your Burning Desires in Life?

One of the most consistent themes in these books, is that you have to believe in order to achieve. You have to have a deep, burning desire to get whatever it is that you want. For me, that means that I have to overcome these silly fears. So yes, I will be getting on a […]

What Limits Someone Is…

Prior to the accident, I was a risk taker of sorts. I enjoyed high speeds, jumping from planes and loved heights. I didn’t fear the consequences of falling because, hey what’s the worst that could happen? A bad enough fall for me now could land me in the hospital or worse, back in a wheelchair […]