16 Articles by Roo Mulligan

Roo Mulligan

You Don't Have To Be A Hero To Be Brave

Bravery is often considered a trait that you either have or you don't. Sure, you might consider certain people "brave" in a particular situation — but...

Roo Mulligan
November 14 2014

10 Things I've Learned From My Rescue Dog

A couple of years ago, my husband I decided to get a second dog to keep our dog Elvis company and for our youngest daughter to grow up with.

Roo Mulligan
March 22 2013

5 Things NOT to Do When Going Through Change

Dealing with any kind of change can be scary. Even small changes like going to a new hairdresser can be nerve wracking; is she going to chop all my...

Roo Mulligan
August 29 2012

8 Secret Ingredients for Everlasting Love

My husband and I met on a date set up by friends. We went country line dancing and I didn’t find out until later that he didn’t even like country...

Roo Mulligan
June 28 2012

Why Our Idea of Romantic Love Is Backwards

Everyone longs for love. There are hundreds of love songs on the radio. Romantic novels comprise entire book stacks at bookstores and libraries....

Roo Mulligan
June 21 2012

Why Trust Is the Most Important Ingredient of Any Relationship

In Middle School my best friend and I played dress-up, wrote stories together, experimented with makeup and shared our dreams and crushes on the cute...

Roo Mulligan
June 5 2012

Sometimes It's Great to Be a Quitter

Most of us hear the word quitter and think of a failure. In our goal oriented, success driven society, to quit something means you have given up. You...

Roo Mulligan
May 17 2012

10 Everyday Miracles

How many times have you said, “It’s Wednesday, only two more days until the weekend!”? Most people stumble through each day planning and waiting for...

Roo Mulligan
May 11 2012

How Inversions Can Make Your Mind Stronger

Inversions are an important part of yoga. There are many benefits to inversions including:

Roo Mulligan
April 26 2012

Love Yourself Into Well-Being

When we are unhappy with our looks the temptation is to hide. We put on baggy clothes or wear a lot of dark (supposedly slimming) colors. We slump our...

Roo Mulligan
April 18 2012

Don't Just Be Transparent, Get Naked

In the self- improvement world you will often hear the words, "In order to be transparent." What the speaker means is he is going to be completely...

Roo Mulligan
March 30 2012

Be the Change You Wish to See

Gandhi once said, "Be the change you want to see in the world." He envisioned a world of peace and nonviolence. Through his example he brought forth...

Roo Mulligan
March 27 2012

9 Fun Ways to Stop the Urge to Please Others

People are always going to have expectations for you. If you struggle with the need to please people, it can be very hard to say no.

Roo Mulligan
March 19 2012

10 Fun Ways to Learn to Love Your Body

One of the most important things we can learn is to love and cherish our bodies. When we love something we take care of it, we value it, we want to...

Roo Mulligan
February 28 2012

Wait... I Have to Look Good in a Bikini?

My family and I have decided to go to Florida for spring break this year. Once the house was rented and the plane tickets purchased my thoughts turned...

Roo Mulligan
February 27 2012

Where's the Fun? 4 Ways to Have More Joy

At my mother's funeral, family and friends took turns telling their memories of her. They shared stories that portrayed who my mom was and what was...

Roo Mulligan
February 7 2012