RESPECT

Aretha sang it best because respect is so important to all of us. It starts with respect for self. Then it branches out to respect for others, authority, etc.  The issue I often see is many people lack respect for themselves. Respect, like charity, begins at home. As we are growing up we are often…

The “Wrong” Answer

People are always afraid of getting things wrong.  We are afraid of giving a “wrong” answer or making a “wrong” decision.  I am not completely sure where we develop this aversion to being “wrong”, but I want to suggest that there is truly only ONE wrong answer in life. If you are making yourself miserable,…

Which Comes First?

Here’s just a short thought, which comes first: do things get better and then we feel better/calmer or do we feel better/calmer and then things get better?  (Newer version of the chicken and the egg scenario.) I have noticed that when I am feeling good/peaceful/calm, things seem to just flow very easily.  When I am…