Anger Leads To Shame

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame - Ben Franklin

11/6/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame." - Ben Franklin Unrealistic expectations lead to frustration - frustration leads to either apathy (an "I give up" attitude) or anger, and anger leads to shame for one or more of the people involved. Shame is a painful feeling of humiliation and… Continue reading Anger Leads To Shame

The Attitude Boomerang

Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us - Earl Nightengale

9/17/18 Brandy, Addy, and Grace, "Our attitude towards others determines their attitude towards us." - Earl Nightengale Our attitude is the lens through which we process what we sense around us. When it comes to people, we see, hear, and smell things that cause our brains to make characterizations (sometimes these are stereotypes) and our… Continue reading The Attitude Boomerang

What Matters Most?

Things that matter most should never be at the mercy of things that matter least - Stephen Covey

9/10/18 "The things that matter most should never be at the mercy of the things that matter least." - Stephen Covey Far too often we can get wrapped around the axle of life - the daily grind that we think is important and in doing so we can lose perspective on what really matters. As… Continue reading What Matters Most?

Ending Up Someplace Else

If You Don't Know Where You Are Going, You Might End Up Someplace Else - Yogi Berra

9/1/18 (can you believe how fast the year has flown) "If you don't know where you're going, you might end up someplace else." - Yogi Berra We all know people who talk big Dreams - the "oughta" and "gonna" folks... you know the ones who constantly say things like, "I ought to do this" or "I'm gonna… Continue reading Ending Up Someplace Else

The Foundation Stones Of Success

8/30/18 The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love, and loyalty. - Zig Ziglar It's not all that hard to be successful in one thing or another for a short period of time. We just need to focus all our effort, do what people tell us to do, perhaps take… Continue reading The Foundation Stones Of Success