If we start each day with the philosophy that life is only beginning, we will stay young and vital until we take our last breath. Sometimes when I lament about my age and how I wish I could be younger, I stop myself and realize...

The words "what if" have been the undoing of many people because usually they are followed by negative thoughts. Taking control of your life includes taking control of the the fear that stops you from taking risks. Fear is just a thought. It is a...

Many people find it easy and comforting to blindly follow what others do and say without questioning their qualifications and without doing their own independent thinking and due process. It is harder to understand that certain groups of people can be wrong than to do...

There is a great quote by Dr. Seuss that says "don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened". We all have regrets about things from our past that we wish we could have done or reacted to differently...

During the course of every day, we make thousands of decisions. We wake up and decide what outfit we will wear, we decide what to eat for breakfast, and we decide when to leave for work. We also decide whether to be happy or whether...

We all know these people, "Mr. Doom and Mrs. Gloom". You can recognize them very easily. Here's what they are like: They have a negative view of the world; They criticize others on a regular basis; They are the first ones to tell you that...

I have posted about this subject before, but I feel it needs repeating. There are so many who need constant attention and adulation from others in order to feel that "high" that comes with feeling good about themselves. Obviously there is something missing inside. They...

We've all know that our mind is a powerful tool, and that by changing what you believe, you can actually change what your body is capable of doing. But, it's critical to understand also that your body affects your mind too! Stand up straight, walk...

No matter how great our day is going, we sometimes wander into someone else's negativity and bad manners. For instance, someone cuts in front of us in line or another person is in a bad mood and takes it out on us by being nasty...

Our memories of past hurts and failures are extremely powerful, and each time a situation triggers a bad memory, we almost feel like we are re-living the experience all over again. When this happens, remind yourself that you survived whatever it was that hurt you...