Do More Happy Dances

Thought of the week: Do more happy dances My kids are participating in “the great kindness challenge” at school this week. This entails choosing kindness acts to perform during the week from a provided list. I love this challenge but it got me wondering… Why don’t we have a dedicated class in school that teaches…Read more »

Today I have a choice

Thought of the week: Today I have a choice It’s a great morning. Everyday I get new choices. I have the choice to do things differently and make this day more vibrant than yesterday. I am given an opportunity to take my life in a new direction. What happens to me in the outside world…Read more »

Pass the positive vibes please!

Thought of the week: Pass the positive vibes please! We have all been at a dinner table where someone asks “please pass the salt.” Typically there is nothing notable about the actions you take when you pass the salt. You are simply going through the motions. What if you were more intentional with how you…Read more »

The Art of Reframing

The Art of Reframing As referenced in my blog “The 5 Most Frustrating Lessons in Life”, one of the biggest frustrations in life is being able to accept what is.  “For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”  -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Why do you mentally fight…Read more »

Can you control others?

In my recent blog about the 5 most frustrating things in life, I started with the frustration of our inability to control others. The fact is you can not make people love or respect you; but we spend too much time trying to do this very thing. In what ways do we attempt to control…Read more »