Time to Enjoy Life -- 7 Years and Counting!

WOW!!!!!   I can’t believe this photo was taken 7 YEARS AGO!!! The concept for “Time to Play” started in 2010, and this photo was taken to show the importance of making a life balance from working so hard (note the business suit)…
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We Can Feel Helpless Or Hopeful - By Doreen Guma

  June 12, 2017 The other day a friend posted an article that the Huffington Post printed -- That Heroin is now the leading cause of death in Americans under 50 years old.  The article reported that 144 people will die from accidental…
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What do our people need?  A Sense of Community and Belonging

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A few days ago I was privileged to attend a conference that focused on our veterans, the issues they faced after discharge from service, their expectations, their feelings of social isolation, and how, together, we could provide resources and…
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Rational vs. Irrational

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Today’s reflection stems from my thoughts regarding this past week’s emotional roller coaster. With people getting attacked for their views, I believe it really emphasizes the idea behind the science of social and emotional intelligence…

“First” vs. “Best”

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There has been a lot of talk about “Firsts” lately.  What does “First” really mean? So, I got to thinking… As far as achievement, I believe “First” is a milestone.  For example, “first” steps, “first” car, “first”…
I Can Do It

“I’m Not Good At That”

“I’m Not Good At That” How many times have you said this, or have heard someone else say this statement? It’s really easy to say, and it’s very easy to disqualify something that you may want to do or try because “you’re not good…
Honesty is the best policy

Honesty and Integrity

With this “race for the white house” upon us, I cannot help but think about these two words. Honesty and Integrity. I will not be getting political here.  I believe it is up to each of us to have our own beliefs and opinions and our own…
I am grateful for; gratitude; grateful

I Believe We Can All Find Something to Be Grateful For

This article was sparked by a recent experience, and I felt I should share. My husband and I just got back from a 5-day cruise.  The cruise activities director spent the whole cruise saying "How Are You Feeling?" and expecting a response of…
Benefits of Diet Change

Benefits of a Diet Change

The Time to Play Philosophy is that you have to be happy, healthy, have money and a work life balance. As far as health, as a person who has worked in healthcare over these last almost 30 years observing the increase of “sick and sad” in…
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What is Stopping YOU?

So, it’s the beginning of the 2nd quarter of 2016. Take a moment to stop and reflect on what you’ve been up to over these past three months (time does fly!), and make a plan, that’s right – a plan, for the second quarter. We use planning…