Air travel spells S-T-R-E-S-S by most everyone that flies today. The planning, packing, check-in, security, boarding, delays, and baggage can tire even the most seasoned traveler, add traveling with children, and the stress escalates. Sandi Galloway, an Associate with Final Touch Finishing School, has spent much of her adult life intimately involved with the airline industry. Here are her suggestions to make flying with children less stressful and safe.Continue reading
I am a recovering perfectionist. While some perfectionists feel pushed toward their goals, my inner critic kept me paralyzed in the land of ‘someday’. Someday, I will achieve mastery and be able to deliver a flawless performance. I embraced the saying, ‘practice makes perfect’, and was frozen in endless learning and rehearsal. After years of working with people I realized that I am not the only member of this club. Continue reading
The cry for civility is sweeping our land—due in part to acts of incivility played out hourly on television, in sports, online, and in our government. These uncivil acts spread like wildfire through social media, repeated again and again until they are seared into our memory. Even when apologies have been delivered and accepted, the tarnished reputation of the offender may never fully recover. Continue reading
The return to school is a time of excitement and can be a time of anxiety for families. The carefree days of summer have ended and early mornings, long days, and packed schedules resume.
Here are six tips that can help reduce back-to-school stress. Continue reading