This Saturday we celebrate National Adoption Day. There’s a designated “National Day” of a lot of things. And since there are over 5 million Adoptees in the U.S., and, almost 1/3 of us have adoption in our family, you may want to read this…Continue reading
What is the difference between someone who is full of joy, has a zest for life, and always seems to have a smile on their face, and someone who is grumpy, grouchy, and a total drain to be around?
The primary factor is gratitude.
Gratitude has the power to change any situation. Actually, a better way of putting it is that gratitude has the power to change the way we experience any situation.Continue reading
Perspective is a funny thing. Two people can look at the very same situation and have two completely different understandings, views or perspectives.
This isn’t something new. But how often does this play into an ordinary day?Continue reading
Bad things happen. We cannot predict or control them, but we can control how we react to them. And once through it, it’s wise to reflect on that event or circumstance to see what the experience has taught us.
Being productive during these sometimes-monotonous days (is it Monday or Saturday? syndrome) is critical to keeping our sanity. The feeling of accomplishing something you haven’t done before, (or have put off for a long time) can be extremely satisfying!