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Forgiveness

Have you ever noticed things like money, bills, home, and work issues usually don't even compare to the issues we have with other people? Our biggest problems in life usually aren't the challenges we face, it is usually the people we have to face. Many times those people are those who claim to love us.

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Negative Patterns

Some people tend to think they know what they want but when they finally get it, it doesn't satisfy that void they feel inside; so they keep looking for something else. When they find something else it doesn't fill the void either so they search again. This type of lifestyle creates bad spending habits, addictions, …

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REAL ESTATE MADNESS

This is a real estate & decorating guide for the home buyer or seller. It is also intended to help those interested in the real estate business figure out if a career in real estate is really what they are expecting it to be. It has helpful hints on how to deal with dishonest agents, and a inside information on how to get out of a contract, how to handle contingencies in a contract, and how to back out of a contract.

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Pain Management Advice

The following advice is for people that need to BREAK FREE DAILY from pain! Pain can cause major depression so getting free from it is extremely important. This list was compiled from my own efforts at being pain free during my most stressful and trying times. As always seek a medical professional before taking advice. …

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How to Handle Toxic People

Realizing that someone is like poison can truly be an eye opener! It is not always apparent at first because many times it is someone that you love. It is important to remember that toxic people don’t care about your desire to be respected. Toxic people only care about themselves. They will make you feel …

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Break Free from Carbs

Carbs are a serious issue in the United States! We eat rice, pasta, unlimited bread, sweets, and sodas without giving it another thought. I spent two years researching different diseases and what effect they have on the body when many of my problems were coming from the way that I eat. After seeing probably 30+ …

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Just One Person, Please!

Last year, while on vacation having testing done at the Mayo Clinic, I was reading an article about a lady who had moved and her daughter was anxious about finding friends at her new school. She told her mother, “I hope there will be at least one other new person there,” and after a long pause …

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How We Paid off over $100,000 of Debt

When we first met, Michael and I both were laden with our exes’ financial faux pas. I hate debt because debt creates poverty in many cases. After making a huge mistake going into debt when I first starting keeping house, I haven't since been materialistic enough to go in debt for a lot of possessions. …

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Artwork

For those of you who didn't know, I am a creative artist & designer as well as being a writer. I design for multiple projects including websites, printed publications, and E-books. You can visit valerieclaydesigns.com to view my work. I sell artwork also at Etsy. Below are a few things that you will find at …

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