So much to do, so little time… Do you ever feel like that? I know I do. So how long is your to-do list right now? I’m writing this smack in the middle of the Christmas season. There’s no end to all the things that I’m trying to do right now! We spend a lot […]Read More
It’s very difficult to be thankful and unhappy at the same time. I would venture to say that it’s impossible. It stands to reason that, if you’re unhappy, practicing thankfulness would go a long way to solving that problem. Across the board, research has long proven that happy people are thankful people. One such study, […]Read More
Faith Cures a Troubled Heart
An excerpt from You’re Gonna Make It: Unlocking Resilience When Life Is a Mess. I was in college when my mom was sick with cancer. As the disease progressed, there were many nights when she would struggle to sleep, and most nights when I was home, I’d try to stay up with her. She’d ask […]Read More
Don’t Worry. Be Happy!
Allow me to get on my soapbox for a minute here and have a little fun… How many of you remember that hit from the late 80s, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”? It’s jazz singer Bobby McFerrin’s song, and it’s been a chart-topper from the get-go. Amazingly, the original version of the song is completely a […]Read More
Do Elections Give You Anxiety?
Here in the United States, Election Day is next week. In American culture, elections have become one of the most polarizing and emotionally charged events of our year. (sigh) In all seriousness, I love the fact that we live in a country where every citizen gets the right to vote. And, my hope and prayer […]Read More