Mistakes mean you are still learning

No one likes to make mistakes. Unfortunately, mistakes are a great training tool Over the last few weeks I have been learning a lot. Between learning a new test at work, developing my painting skills, and learning new songs for my band I am spending a lot of time trying to develop new skills. WhichContinue reading “Mistakes mean you are still learning”

Today is Global Cat Day!

Did you know that October 16th is Global Cat Day? This day was created to recognize these cute furry creatures and hope that we can bring awareness to the increasing number of cat’s that need to be adopted. If you are looking to get a new buddy then please check out this adoption website toContinue reading “Today is Global Cat Day!”

Its time for Halloween and the Leonard house is up and ready!

My husband is a huge fan of Halloween. October is one of the most fun months for us because we go to haunted hayrides, corn mazes, and theme parks. There is something to be said about enjoying a good scare once in a while. It gets the blood pumping 🙂 But I believe, in theContinue reading “Its time for Halloween and the Leonard house is up and ready!”

Kindness is not weakness

There are people in this world that believe showing kindness is showing weakness. That a person who is willing to compromise in a situation is actually the weaker individual. This is not the case. Showing kindness is infinitely more difficult than being rude or uncompromising. If you have ever been in a situation where youContinue reading “Kindness is not weakness”

Laugh at least once a day.

They always say that laughter is the best medicine. The simple act of laughing releases all those feel good hormones that smiling does. Thanks to these wonderful hormones and the subsequent decreasing of our stress hormones, laughter can actually boost your immune system. When you laugh your body releases antibodies that fight infections which alsoContinue reading “Laugh at least once a day.”

Lets All Take a Deep Breath

Breathing is such a simple thing. A basic need for oxygen, and yet it can calm you down when your stressed. You always hear people telling you to take ten deep breaths when your upset. This practice allows you to calm down by getting more oxygen to your brain, and at the same type stimulatingContinue reading “Lets All Take a Deep Breath”

How I saved my sanity by changing my dogs food

Lately their has been a drive to feed your dog the highest quality food money can buy. It seems that more and more dog food companies are spending time making sure that they express how healthy their food is. I have always had dogs while growing up, and we always fed them kibble plus someContinue reading “How I saved my sanity by changing my dogs food”