With the significant calendar flip freshly behind us, I thought not so much about resolutions but instead about what one simple thing we might embrace to help us get on solid footing and make our collective 2024 be all it can be. Looking up.
A 50-year high school reunion is a magical event for a zillion reasons.
The value of good neighbors can’t be overstated. They convey the calmness that comes with someone always having your back who also makes your life just a little bit richer.
Does the secret of a happy marriage remain a secret? Hardly. A Happy Wife certainly helps, but a harmonious relationship is the responsibility of both partners.
We don’t consciously noodle on the subject of time because we’re so consumed with living life. However, as time passes, we certainly comprehend what “time marching on” feels like.
If you’ve always felt you could become a better version of yourself but seem to run smack into a wide assortment of deficiencies, read on …
Perspective helps us to understand and consider other positions, beliefs, experiences and viewpoints. This gives us a better understanding and greater empathy. Gaining perspective reduces bias and conflict.
Whatever gripes past generations had about kids and young people in general, they’re probably not much different than contemporary adults’ complaints about today’s youth. That’s because nothing really changes.
Stress has become a catch-all word for anything bad. That’s missing the mark. Stress can arise from positive situations and, if channeled, can even have positive outcomes.
Let’s see if I can paint a quick picture of my Christmas morning …
The bond between a brother and sister is the gift that keeps on giving — one of the strongest connections we make in our lives.
Words have immense power — good and bad. Their meaning crystallizes perceptions that shape our beliefs, drive our behavior, and, ultimately, create our world.
Appreciation has tremendous power. Being told you’re appreciated is one of the simplest and most uplifting things you can hear.
The trials and tribulations of being a man are many. We have some good traits, but come up short in a few areas. “Some people claim that there’s a woman to blame, but I know it’s my own damn fault.” — Jimmy Buffett
The trials and tribulations of being a woman are many, but they’re the better of the sexes. “Changes in latitude. Changes in attitude.” — Jimmy Buffett
It has been my good fortune to have a small, close-knit circle of bosom buddies — BFFs who are truly soul mates and confidantes. If not lifelong, then at minimum decades-long chums who want me in their life and vice versa …