Life in Balance

Internet Use: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

10 Jul 2016 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

It’s Saturday morning and I have a blank slate. I’m sipping some coffee. MTV’s show Ridiculousness is on in the background. I work best with background noise, although I have to admit I hate the show. I discuss with my husband some thoughts for my…

Father’s Day Across the World

10 Jun 2016 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

You had to know it was coming. It’s like you’re psychic! I wrote about Moms last month and this month its about the Dads. Dads are just as important as moms, so I did some research into how Father’s Day is celebrated around the world….

Positive Connections

25 Apr 2016 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

I am never surprised by the people who show up in my life. I am a true believer that we attract people in our life that give us what we need “good” or “bad”. Every encounter becomes an opportunity for us to learn about ourselves…

Spring Break — good or bad idea?

10 Apr 2016 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

“So where did you go when you were in school, Lauren?” My coworker, and undergraduate student worker asked me a few months before Spring Break occurred. I work at a university. I hear all the “cool” conversations; where the cool bars are; what’s going on…