Attitude

Why Bother?

When you give 100% you don’t have to deal with regret, along with the sadness and disappointment.

How to be a miracle maker.

No matter your faith, ‘tis the season for celebrating miracles.  Pretty big ones in fact.  Yet a miracle doesn’t have to be monumental. It just has to be. But after this past couple of years when simple things, like giving a hug, became difficult, it can be hard to find the miracles. Yet miracles happen. Every. Single. Day. We just …

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Increase Your Gratitude ROI

Thanksgiving is over.  Even the leftovers are gone.  So why keep focusing on gratitude?  Even though gratitude is proven to make you healthier, wealthier, wiser and happier, isn’t it time to move on? To focus on what’s next. But wait. Before you move on, consider this: Studies show that going for depth, rather than breadth, creates a bigger return on investment when …

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Go Have Some Fun

At risk of stating the obvious…. the last 18 months have been difficult. The uncertainty. The reckoning. The personal and societal mood swings. Covid first stirred, then vigorously shook our lives and although the news is better, we are still in a state of uncertainty. Thus, getting back to the art of living can still …

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What Do Pancakes and Failure Have In Common?

I cried the first time I heard the first pancake theory. I was pregnant when a friend’s mom jokingly said “The first pancake is always spoiled.” I can’t say for certain that the crying jag that ensued was hormonal but looking back I realize that my reaction was probably a bit overwrought.

With the Right Attitude You Can Handle Most Anything

By the time the doctor in a small town in northern Thailand diagnosed my 11-year-old daughter with Typhoid, we had been on the road for 234 days, fallen asleep in 92 different beds, learned to say cheers in 24 different languages, and dealt with one other major illness. We had learned that strangers can become dear friends, that relics in the form of decaying body parts can make a boring church interesting, and that with the right attitude you can deal with most anything.