A very happy birthday to Jessie today!! Hi everyone, Jessie here! I’ve been thinking about how we treat our friends versus ourselves lately. We often (or at least I have often) thought so highly of my friends! Always supporting them, always loving on them, always being there for them. But I have to think, do … More Love Yourself A Little Extra Today
When you look in a mirror, what do you see? Do you catalog all your flaws? Most of us do. I have a challenge for you. Look in the mirror and find the things you like about yourself. Take it a step further. List things that aren’t physical. List the ways you are a good … More What Do You Like About Yourself?
There’s an old song that goes, “You’ve got to accentuate the positive. Eliminate the negative. And latch on to the affirmative. Don’t mess with Mr. In Between.” I always say that you can have the best day of your life and find things wrong. You can also have the worst day and find gratitude. I’m … More Accentuate The Positive
I woke up sad today. I’ve had a great week. I’ve had friendship time. I’ve helped people. I pretty much felt like a rock star, and then… I heard about an event that I felt I should have been invited to, but wasn’t. Of course, it was all over social media. I don’t think I … More Feelings Aren’t Always Rational
You remember when we used to pay cash for things? At the register, there was usually a coin jar with the the sign, “Take a penny, leave a penny.” The idea was that a penny really wasn’t a lot of money. If you had extra, you could throw your change in there. If you were … More Take A Penny, Leave A Penny
I had an ego blow the other day. Someone else got something that I wanted. I got disgruntled and indulged in lack thinking. For a moment, I forgot that there is enough for all of us. Just because someone else got it doesn’t mean that they took it away from me. I went ahead and … More Lack Thinking
We’ve all had times in our life when we’ve been lonely. Truthfully, sometimes we feel loneliest when we are amongst other people. We all have times of feeling left out of the group or wondering if others care that we’re there. Different phases of our lives have us seeking new relationships. Maybe you are starting … More Is Kindness A Cure For Loneliness?
Being in quarantine has made some of us a little rusty about in person conversations. When we talk online, we can communicate whenever we decide to. We can wait to respond to the other person. We’ve gotten used to playing on our phones while someone is talking on Zoom. We can check out on a … More The Art of Communication