Mel's 2nd Act

at home spa, stress relief

At-home spa experience with an Amazon Haul

  Destress in a bubble bath with candle, kindle book and tea These last few months have been a little, and it's so important that we take care of ourselves. I have put together a list of items for your DIY at-home spa experience. First, I start with filling up my tub with very warm water and...

When to be concerned about dizziness

My husband called out for me upon waking that morning, which is not normal for him. I was out in the living room cuddling with our 16 year old Maltese, Sparty, trying to spend every minute I could with him because his health was declining. When I walked down the bedroom, my husband said he...

Reboot your life at Midlife

I will randomly stumble across a blog and learn from that blogger's situation. They are sharing their experience, how they have gone through a situation and come through victoriously, or have found a system that works. I read what they went through a few months back, or a few years back, and I think...

How to age gratefully

I've known I need to make some changes and so I made a list of 10 things to focus on this year. I have a pretty thorough plan, but I don't have complete control of circumstances that arise. I DO have control of how I handle them, though. In just the past couple of weeks,...

3 ways to stay organized

Today, I’m sharing three tools that help me with my time management and to stay organized with blogging and really, most of my life. In my last post, I wrote about the challenges one can face when trying to be consistent. Time management is a stumbling block for many.  I find that I am able...

8 ways to blog consistently

Lately, the one thing I am consistent with is my inconsistency. Yep, I’m owning it.  I will admit, I'm a little frustrated that I haven’t spent more time working on my blog. Consistently Inconsistent   Each week I have failed to write this post… on consistency of all things!  Ha! Each week, I have filled my days...

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