Recent Thoughts

  • Saturday, March 17th, 2018Failure is a Valuable Teacher

    Failure is a reality. Failure is painful. Failure is a beautiful gift. We all fail at times and it can be very painful when it happens, but it’s better to fail while striving for something wonderful, challenging and adventurous than to not try because we are afraid we may not succeed. “Frequent failure” seems to be such […]

  • Friday, March 16th, 2018Happy Birthday

    Today I am 21,114 days old.  I was born on May 29th, 21,114 days ago. Happy Birthday to me and you. Why do we celebrate a birthday only one day a year? What about the other 364 days? Why not celebrate life every day? We can CHOOSE to make every day, a day for celebration! When […]

  • Thursday, March 15th, 2018To Numb or Not To Numb?

    There are lots of ways to numb the pain. We are all experience a complex array of diverse emotions, however many of us are uncomfortable confronting our most powerful ones. We often “numb” ourselves to what we are truly feeling. It’s easier to suppress our emotions than to deal with them, so many of us choose […]

  • Wednesday, March 14th, 2018“Naturelessness” Is Stressful

    Quick Mental Health Survey…. 1. How do you feel?…..Are you stressed? Are you feeling fatigued? Are your five senses bored? Do you have a headache? 2. Where are you?…….Can you see a tree from where you are right now? How about smell a flower or a plant? If you take a deep breath, is it […]

  • Tuesday, March 13th, 2018No Promises Today

    The only guarantee  in life is opportunity, not promises. Life gives us a great deal of opportunity, but are we willing to accept it?  Are we willing to use the abilities that we have to make our lives brighter and happier?  Or do we back away from using them because we might then face the […]