Don’t Just Do It for Yourself – How our positivity affects those around us

Do you brighten a room when you enter or when you leave?  I really like this phrase!!  It’s a great reminder that our attitudes and emotions have a strong influence on the people around us. [...]

Life is NOT fair!

Life is definitely NOT Fair!  But what if life is not suppose to be fair? Or perfect? Or easy? What if instead, life is suppose to be a place to learn and grow? I know! I know!  WHY does learning [...]

Is Everything OK?

What do you do when someone snaps at you or reacts with unexpected rudeness?  This could be a friend or family member who you know wouldn’t normally act that way. Or maybe they’re a stranger so [...]

Who’s ever heard of post-traumatic growth?

Most people are familiar with the term “post-traumatic stress disorder” – the condition that can occur after someone experiences or witnesses a life-threatening event.   The result can be [...]

When You’re In a Funk

You know the feeling.  You’re down and you don’t want to feel better.  You’re not interested in doing anything, especially anything fun or positive.  You have no interest in listening to an [...]