“The reality is, success rarely “shows up”; it is lured and attracted day by day, by the right actions, thinking and heart.” – Doug Firebaugh It is easier to begin something than to finish it. When we start something new, we are excited and receive enthusiastic support from others. But […]
“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer When I got involved I got better. There are many ways to reduce our […]
“It only takes five years to turn your life completely around. But it will take you the rest of your life to continue living like you are.” – Jeff Olson 2017 is leading me to reminisce and make new plans. It is, again, the end of another 5 years for me. […]
“Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise.” – Zig Ziglar A friend from the past emailed me after receiving my latest blog. That brought back pleasant memories and the statement, “People come into your life […]
“When I woke up today, the blahs were back again”, a friend told me. “Then, I switched on the TV and a comedy was on. Soon, I was laughing out loud. It made me feel so good!” Laughter energizes, enables and inspires. It helps you cope, be more creative and […]
I wake up and my mind is already under attack. Managing my thinking to avoid pitfalls that slow down or stop my day from moving forward takes effort. If I don’t work at it, the chance of being hit by a bomb increases immensely. Having lived with major depression and […]
A helpful tool in building healthy relationships is learning to identify who owns what. Then we let each person own and possess his or her rightful property. If another person has an addiction, a problem, a feeling, or a self-defeating behavior, that is their property, not ours. If someone is […]
What have you inherited from your parents or grandparents? Do you recognize any behaviours that you inherited from your parents or grandparents? What are they? Are they healthy behaviors and attitudes? What might you see in your life that you disliked in your parents or grandparents?