Flex Your Expectations

Buying a 50-year-old home has its challenges. There are surprises. But we’re so excited about downsizing our lives AND our stress that we’re starting to take them — one by  one — in stride. Living in a house half the size is glorious because everything’s so close...

Changing Expectations Changes Lives

      My calendar showed a lunch meeting at noon today. I expected it. The project I’m working on has a timeline that can’t be met without it, so I was counting on it. I needed it. Then I opened the blinds this morning. Heavy snowfall overnight and...

Expect Summer Changes – July ’05

Expectations are killers. If you expect to continue your routine in the summer, when your children are home for 3 months, you’ll be frustrated every day. Instead, just know that summer is different and try to alter your calendar accordingly, going with the flow....