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How to Pick the Right Sleeping Bag

Time to start getting the camping equipment setup. One piece of equipment that is needed is your trusty sleeping bag. You can bring sheets and blankets and all that good stuff but if you don’t want to keep up with all of those extra pieces then a sleeping bag is just what you are needing. Well, this months review is the ever important sleeping bag. No campsite is complete without a sleeping bag for each …

Where did Auld Lang Syne come from?

The Origin of Auld Lang Syne

One of the biggest traditions we have for the new year beside setting resolutions or goals is that we sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight. Yet why do we sing this particular song? That is actually a easy story to tell There was a big time band director by the name of Guy Lombardo and in the 20’s he started playing this song at the stroke of midnight. And he kept it up till his …

You can have a strange family but these folks are still important to your world

Survive The Difficult Family Members

Hey, it’s Christmas time, If you haven’t’ noticed yet! You had thanksgiving fly by and it reminded you exactly why you hate family functions. Yeah, something happens each year. You have subjected to the blatant back handed complements from the drunk aunt who has the self-delusional thoughts that she is in charge of everything. Then your odd uncle who believes you are still 8 and wants to wrestle after drinking a 12 pack. While you …

We All Have That Dysfunctional Family

There are times that family get togethers can be a bit on the nerve racking side. We all have that moment of uncomfortable interactions wiith the family. Maybe it is later in the party and a few of the members have had way too much to drink or you just have a co-dependant realationship that is obviously gone way too far. So Today we are pocking fun at the family disasters that happen at least …

Here is a video of 10 strange christmas traditions

Odd Christmas Traditions

You know how I was saying that there are some new Christmas Traditions you can partake in? Well, I thought it would be fun to look at some of the older more unique christmas traditions found through out the world. Yeah Everyone has heard of Krampus and that sounds like it would be a fun event to attend with all these scary dudes walking around leaving candy or sticks in peoples boots. While at the …

Listen to a Christmas classic in a new slightly depressing light

Christmas Carols in a Minor Key

The power of keys. I never understood what the key of “whatever” meant and what the changes to the key scale did to a song. The Guys at Classic FM must have understood that I was thinking this and shared it out for everybody to enjoy. Is a song lifting or is it a funeral march? The Key is what is important. I am not a music major so I will let you witness it …

Some traditions you can have for your family Christmas

14 Christmas Traditions For Your Family

Hey, Christmas is just around the corner. Thanksgiving dinner is still warm and the leftovers are still being consumed. But it is now time to start thinking of the most wonderful time of the year. Yet not just Christmas itself but I want you to think of traditions, especially if you have young kids. These traditions stick with them and become an incredibly important part of their world and how it operates. That is why …

great movies about people who are angry

3 Movies About Unbound Anger

Ok first off yeah I am breaking format a little bit in that these aren’t so many helpful links about this weeks topic. But honestly, I couldn’t really find anything that really fit the topic. So I thought I would have some fun and talk about three movies that about people just being angry. With it being October to boot that just makes it that much more fun cause you can’t be serious all the …

Here are 7 different tactics to help you not be angry

7 Ways to Prevent Anger

Anger, we have talked about what it is and where does anger come from. Knowing about anger is good. Yet we still at times get mad. Though the bible doesn’t say it, I am sure somewhere along his story, Job threw his hands up and said, “Oh Come ON!” We as humans get angry. That goes without saying. There wouldn’t be an emotion called anger if we all didn’t get ticked off from time to time. …

A few helpful ways that you can control your anger

Three Ways You Can Control Anger

Its friday! and time for some helpful sites that are talking about anger. We talked about how anger can make you feel powerful but in reality it is compassion that leads to strength. Then on Wednesday we convered what is anger. So now how do you take care of that anger. especially when you are dealing with others. The Life Coach School The first site that will help you with managing your anger is Brook …