“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb The gift-giving season is finally over to the surprise (and delight) of many. The stress of trying to find something people probably don’t need is finally over. I’ll make it
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller When I was eight years old, my sister and I – along with a family friend my sister’s age – ventured out into the neighborhood after
“Empty chairs. Missing loved ones. Lord, how their voices once filled the room, as their echoes fill it now.” – Mitch Albom During this time of year, many of us reflect on what we have to be thankful for. Oftentimes, we equate our thankfulness with “things” – tangible items we
The other day I came across a study originally published in the Harvard Business Review, which draws a conclusion about “nice guys” that truly surprised me. “Results showed that more agreeable — i.e. nicer and friendlier — men earned significantly less than other men. This isn’t typically true for young
“Remember not to care about the things you don’t even care about.” – Cleo Wade, Heart Talk I was recently told that I complain a lot. While one’s immediate reaction is to become defensive and try to argue against the accusations laid against you, age has taught me it’s futile.