Monthly Archives: May 2015

(#262) Resilience: What’s Your Story?


What autobiography  have you created? Time for a revision? This month’s Time magazine (June 1, 2015) hit harmonious chords about actions that can create disharmonious life situations.  In “The Science of Bouncing Back” Mandy Oaklander explores strategies for resilience. Citing … Continue reading

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(#261) Mixing it Up with Your Audience


So, go ahead. Mix it up. It will not only energize your audience, it will keep you fresh. A note to my blog followers: This week’s post marks the fifth anniversary for this blog. Thank you for following and sharing my weekly … Continue reading

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(#260) An Evening in the Gratitude Café


So many great things, places and people surround us. Appreciate them…embrace them. This past week I had the opportunity to participate in a celebration of life for a friend who left us far too soon.  Kent Lindsey will be remembered … Continue reading

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(#259) Is “Hope” a Meaningless Sentiment?


Is hope just a word that will soon be washed away by an incoming tide? Or does it send a message of resilience? What is the worth of “hope”?  As in, “don’t lose hope.”  Or, “I hope tomorrow is better than … Continue reading

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(#258) The Power of Guy Fieri: Five Life Lessons


In our do-everything-a-little-bit-faster-each-day world, how often do we take time to be curious, to learn, to listen, to laugh and be positive? I don’t watch a lot of television.  When I do, though, one program my wife and I enjoy … Continue reading

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