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Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

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NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

New Year’s Message On Love Languages and Giving

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2016 turned out to be one of the best years of my life. It was the year that I realized that only I have the power to make all of my dreams come true. It was also the year that I turned 30, marking three decades of life lived on earth! I’ve heard other people claim that a bright light suddenly goes off once you hit the third decade. I don’t know if that’s completely true, but I will say that it kind of feels like it might be! While doing my annual end of year reflections, I thought about a book that I read about 5 or 6 years ago. The book is called, “The Five Love Languages” written by Gary Chapman. It is one of those ‘once you read it, life suddenly becomes clearer’ books! What are the Five Love Languages? Before reading this book, I did realize that people give and show love in different ways but I was not aware of the classification system that demonstrates the various love languages that people have. Your spouse’s way of showing love may be completely different than your ow