Happy Stressless Anniversary

“It’s so dark in here. So quiet!” This was music to our ears because it was what we treasured most about our first home in the country. Silent. Dark. Peaceful. We smiled at the “compliment” from our overnight quests, but hold on. Turns out they were complaining....

A Handy Way to De-Stress

When I wrote my first book 10 years ago, I didn’t dream it was the beginning of my own stress free-er path. I did it to help those other people, don’t ya know. wink wink. The response when it came out confirmed my observation that we’re all a little too uptight for...

Follow my New Blog – 8/11

I can resist no longer. Along with updating my website, I am about to enter the world of blogging. I know…. I’m late. The truth is I’m not remotely geeky, but do not want to start resembling any kind of bah-humbug tech-curmudgeon!!! I will soon be asking you all...

What Stresses You? – 5/11

I’ve been sick for a week, which seems like two, and it’s given me time to think. For six years I’ve been suggesting ways to improve your lives. My qualification? I am a prudent student of human behavior and see a sea of misery around me every day. The stress of...

My Advice: Eclectic Mix – 4/10

My Comfort Clue anniversary has just passed. Amazingly, my hints for better living have been coming to you for five years now. If you’ve been with me since the beginning, your life must be all straightened out by now… ha… Making changes when your life is...

What Do You Need? – 2/10

There’s a TV show I love called Dirty Jobs. At the end of each episode the guy who gets very down and very dirty, Mike Rowe, asks the audience for more ideas in order to keep the show going. My Comfort Clues are coming up on their 5th year, and I often wonder if they...

My Thanksgiving Thank You – 11/09

In keeping with the spirit of the holiday ahead, I want to take this opportunity to thank you all for joining my Comfort Clue group. Thank you for joining those of us who strive to improve the quality of our lives through easy, do-able, baby steps. Changing the way...

Pass My Messages On – 4/09

This time, instead of helping you, I’m asking that you help me. After four years of creating ways you could improve YOUR lifestyle through Comfort Clues, I’d appreciate you telling someone you know about them. By now you must’ve implemented a few choice changes into...

Re-read Life Tweaks – 12/08

If you’ve been with me since the beginning–Comfort Clues began in Mar ‘05–your lives must be all straightened out by now. haha. You have been taking them seriously, haven’t you? Amazingly, Clue #100 is approaching along with the end of my 4th year. Before...

Thanksgiving Thank You – 11/08

Those of us in the U.S. are about to eat our way through another symbolic day of celebration for all that we are thankful for in our lives. I’m jumping the gun here by thanking you for joining those of us who seek, as Hugh Prather so brilliantly put it,...