We all have unique experiences from our past. Because of those experiences, we have learned to wear imaginary "masks". Whatever way our early lives unfolded, life is not always easy. To cope, to become socialized, to protect ourselves, to be acceptable to our family, to...

Today, I had the most wonderful experience. I often talk about showing kindness to others, whether it be holding a door, smiling in an elevator, etc. , etc. I was driving and because of some construction, there was total gridlock blocking many of the side...

The difference between a catastrophe and an annoyance is your perspective. And in most cases, the only thing in life you have control over is your perspective. No matter what happens, YOU and only you control what power you give a circumstance that arises. Choose...

Nature is amazing to me. Now that Autumn is approaching, I can't help but ponder, once again, how amazing it truly is. . After a beautiful, warm summer that flew by in the blink of an eye, we can now see leaves starting to change...

How many of you could receive bravos from 90% of people, but you will best remember the 10% that boo'd? Many people have a serious need to be liked and accepted by everyone. But, that is virtually impossible. Do you know what Martin Luther King,...

Today I have to write something that I hope won't offend anyone, but I feel this must be said. I love giving advice. I write blogs and articles, and I post daily nuggets of advice on Facebook and Google + daily. I do this because...

Let's imagine that your family, friends, and co-workers got together and someone stood at the front of the room and wrote on a blackboard the words people use to describe your greatest talent, strength, ability and personality trait. What words would they write down? Once...

One thing we all have in common is that we all get discouraged from time to time. It's one of those roadblocks on our journey through this life. Discouragement leads to our attitude becoming negative, and this in turn causes us to be less productive...

A good relationship should offer respite from chaos, should build your confidence when you are feeling short of self-esteem, and should be there for you during good times as well as bad. If a relationship is not bringing those valuable assets to your life, is...

I have noticed all the posts here on FB expressing gratitude. I have also noticed that many have said how just writing down what they are grateful for has been a joyous experience and how they feel so much happier after doing so. I hate...