Cheap is Expensive

Cheap is expensive. When my mom was alive, she always used to say that, and I didn’t quite get the impact of what she meant… until now.

With just about everything we purchase and consume, the idea of “cheap is expensive” applies. What do I mean?

Let’s take clothes, for example. Have you ever wanted to buy the more expensive pair of jeans, dress, suit, shirt or a great pair of shoes, but your practical side got the best of you? Maybe you reasoned that the price didn’t justify the purchase because of how infrequently you’d wear it, or you thought about the other more necessary things you needed to buy on your list, so you purchased the cheaper version instead. Do you remember what happened next?  Continue reading “Cheap is Expensive”

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Staying Connected

A thought for today: stay connected with friends and family.

Even with all of the devices at our fingertips to help us stay in touch, it’s so easy to get caught up in our lives that we forget to stay in touch. Think of what happens to a garden when it’s neglected. Flowers die, weeds grow and we need to start all over.

Nurture your relationships just as you’d nurture a beautiful garden… continuously. When you do, you’ll see your relationships, just as that beautiful garden, thrive and flourish.

How do you stay connected to those you love? I’d love to know, comment and share!

Enjoy the day!

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Holiday Mojo Series: How to Prevent Stress and Weight Gain

How can you get through the holidays stress and weight gain free? It starts with a plan and here it is:

Check back each day for the next few weeks for daily tips, ideas, strategies and solutions to have you looking, feeling and living your best in 2012!

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