In the sixties, only four things limited us kids: Our allowance, our imagination, our sense of adventure, and however much slack our parents cut us- which, as long as we did our chores and homework, there was a fair bit. READ MORE HERE
Remember in Titanic when Jack is dining in first class and nasty Francis Fisher asks if he finds his “kind of rootless existence appealing?” Jack replies he does, explains his reasoning, and finishes with “I figure life’s a gift, and to make each day count”. Even though he’s fictional, Jack Dawson sure knew how to suck the marrow out of life…
What if we are still connected across the veil to those we love who have died? Maybe finding hearts are the key.
In 1997, Dr. Richard Carlson published his bestselling book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and it’s All Small Stuff”. This light little book is comprised of small chapters, each offering a technique or strategy to help busy readers reduce stress by slowing down, being mindful, and showing kindness through good communication. To me, it all […]
As I watched how a little self-care affected the Queer Eye heroes each week, it was like a light went on in my brain. I thought, “I’m sick; I need to take care of myself, not read for ten hours or write blog posts. Instead, I need to practice some self-care.” So that’s what I did.
Demonstrating kindness towards others is a key ingredient to living the best life possible. Every act of kindness that is performed – no matter the size – lets people know they matter to us. Whenever kindness is shown, there are no losers, only winners.
Every once in a while we read a book that speaks to us so clearly and directly it’s becomes a game-changer for how we live our lives. For me, Adam Grant’s “Give and Take” is one of those books; and in this post I’ll highlight a simple yet very effective strategy from it that has changed […]
Being the holiday season, I wanted to share one (well, many actually) of my favorite memories from my childhood that took place over Christmas, and for many years. I hope you enjoy reading about it as much as I did reminiscing about it. David