Opinion: How to Deal with Insecurity
Opinion: How to Deal with Insecurity. Your insecurity. It's showing. How are you dealing with it? Are you dealing with your insecurity or just letting it affect every single aspect of your life.
Normalize thanking people for their apologies instead of saying "it's okay"
*This is a work of nonfiction and opinion based on actual events I experienced firsthand; used with permission. Last summer my best friend left me waiting for over 40 minutes past our agreed upon meeting time in a parking lot in the blazing sun.
"Opinion" Do you see blessings or burdens?
Most of us know people who could fall into both categories. Some people can see something positive in the darkest situation and they see blessings even in their burdens. Others see the blessings as burdens. What causes the difference in our level of gratitude?
Goodbye, Gene (fictional)
This is a work of fiction. I walked past your room today and saw the empty bed with your clothes neatly folded on the side table. They said you left early and didn't say good-bye to anyone. Just tipped your hat like you usually did when you saw us walking past. You will be missed. Especially when you said a smile that reaches your eyes will brighten anyone's day.
An attitude of gratitude
Every day we have a choice of how we will greet the day. We can choose to have a negative attitude and see everything as a burden, or we can have a grateful attitude and see what we have as blessings. What if the attitude we choose affected our health?
Facing the challenges with a grateful practice
In the last few years, we have experienced many life transitions. Job transitions, remote working, virtual learning, lock downs, quarantines, moves, divorce and loss of loved ones. So many aspects of life have changed from what we were accustomed and even as some normalcies have returned, businesses continue to struggle, product supplies, costs and lead times are higher than ever.
A 30-day challenge for the long winter months
During the winter months, my energy drains faster than the battery of an old iPhone. The days are cold, dark, and wet. I want to spend them eating carbs while watching TV under a warm blanket.
Rise With Perspective Symposium Features Keynote from Hall of Fame Winning Coach and Motivational Speaker Susan Summons
On January 17th, 2022, Hall of Fame Winning Coach and Motivational Speaker Susan Summons, a two-time MDC Endowed Teaching Chair Recipient, will inspire an audience of speakers, professionals, and entrepreneurs at the Rise With Perspective Symposium at Long Key Nature Center in Davie, Florida. Summons was invited to offer the Keynote closing address in which she will discuss how being Grateful with Gratitude has led to her success.
A wall of gratitude to our baristas
Post-it notes on a gratitude wall at a StarbucksB.R. Shenoy. “You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.” — Zig Ziglar. Our local Starbucks has started a new wall of gratitude where customers write appreciation messages to the baristas on sticky notes. The messages are then posted on the gratitude wall next to where the baristas prepare drinks for the customers.
A psychologist shares four mood-boosting strategies for the new year.
Happiness is a hot topic. The most popular class in Yale’s history is “Psychology and the Good Life," a course about happiness. If you ask a parent what they hope for their child’s life, they often say, “I just want them to be happy.”
Choose Happiness in 2022
A fresh slate of 365 days just began for all of us and like most of you, I was eager to say “goodbye” to 2021 in a not so dissimilar déjà vu last year in saying good riddance to 2020!
Thanks to you, "NewsBreak" reader
Several years ago, I said that I would not make any more resolutions lists for the new year, maybe because I got frustrated when I didn't achieve one of the goals. But yesterday I decided to do one, not very long, just some things that I know I can do, but I could not achieve them due to lack of self-motivation.