We are not perfect, nor should we be. It seems like most of us focus more on our imperfections than the things we do well. It’s kind of like Monday’s message in that the more we focus on something negative, the easier it is to spiral out of control. Acknowledge the […]
When we are at work, we create a lot of “what if” scenarios. Should something go wrong, we have the process and procedures to deal with them. So, why not try the same thing in your personal life. Create a plan of action when negative thinking runs rampant or when an emotional crisis […]
An old Cherokee was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “A battle is raging inside me … it is a terrible fight between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego. The other stands for joy, peace, love, […]
Repetition and practice helps us master lots of things. That cannot be more true than for positive thinking. If we practice it just a little every day, our outcomes will definitely be more positive. This occurs because what we focus on expands. As we focus on positive thoughts, the negative, self-limiting ones […]
After a very long few weeks of travel and long, long work days, I am finally able to take a break. I was thinking about how some people will say “all is well,” and “I’m not upset” but they are just lip action. I think that some people say those things without really […]
If you have been following my previous posts about the post office, what happened today will be of no surprise. In case you haven’t been following, here’s a quick summary. For as many years as I can remember, going to the post office has been a pain for me. Long lines, long wait […]
This month, my Positive Pathways newsletter explores happiness. It examines the meaning and the effects of happiness on us. It will be going out on Thursday, June 24th so be sure to sign up for Positive Pathways on our list.
As I was searching for happiness quotes, […]
Picture this. You are sitting on the bench during the NBA Finals. Your team is down 25 points with 5 minutes left in game 7. The coach, deciding to give up, calls your name. He wants to clear the bench so everyone gets a chance to play. As a 46 year old rookie, this could […]
I thought today’s message was a good day to post my Daily Positive Points email. Below is the message and you can sign up for FREE at idontstink.com. These messages are delivered Monday thru Friday in the morning as a way to get your day started off on a positive note.
I thought you might like a few positive quotes for your Sunday.
“Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.” Samuel Smiles (Scottish author, 1812-1904)
“To need nothing is divine, and the less a man needs the nearer does he approach […]