Would you buy a coffee without saying "thank you" to your barista? Or would you brush past the man who graciously holds open the door for you? Would you fail to say "thank you" to the friend who offers to pick up your kids from school when you are... (Read More)
It's hard to believe that the year is almost over! Did it seem to fly by? At this time of year, even with the joys of the season, too often we start focusing on all of the things we intended to do but just never found the time for. This year... (Read More)
We all know that laughter is the best medicine. Studies have shown that there are many health benefits to a good laugh including: relaxation, boosted immune response, endorphin release, calorie burn, and stress release. With all these good benefits... (Read More)
A post recently making the rounds on Facebook lists questions you can ask your children to encourage conversation and get them to open up about their day. One of the questions is: What is one good thing that happened today?
It's a great question... (Read More)
World Gratitude Day is celebrated each year on September 21st. It started in 1965 in Hawaii, when a group of people decided to express their gratitude for all their blessings formally. Since then it’s spread all over the world.
While the... (Read More)
The furniture could use a good dusting, and the floors... well, of course they have some dirt on them. You walk on them every day. Cleaning house is only one of the things on a to-do list that never goes away. You could replace cleaning with... (Read More)
There are plenty of articles about having a good morning routine. All the best entrepreneurs have one, if you believe it. Starting the day right is important. But what about finishing your day right? Every day has to come to an end. A great finish... (Read More)
Want to put a smile on someone's face today? It doesn't take much. Gestures of kindness often require little on the part of the giver, yet the impact can be so great.
If someone is on your mind, it's important to act on that prompting. A simple... (Read More)
Think of one of your most cherished childhood memories. Pull it up and replay it in your mind. How clear is the memory? Can you trust it?
The science of how we create memories is fascinating. It’s constantly changing as is our understanding of... (Read More)
Payday should be the happiest day of the month. Finally the balance in your bank account is higher than two digits, until you add up all your bills. Then you watch as that balance shrinks, shrivels and ultimately dies in the negative region. When... (Read More)