Benevolence: Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues

Benevolence. Something wonderful happens when we give from the heart. True monetary philanthropists give freely in exchange for an experience in helping others achieve their financial goals. But not everyone has extra money lying around. Even so, we can give freely what we do possess: A smile will warm someone’s heart. A good thought orContinue reading “Benevolence: Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues”

Benevolence: Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues

Benevolence. Something wonderful happens when we give from the heart. True monetary philanthropists give freely in exchange for an experience in helping others achieve their financial goals. But not everyone has extra money lying around. Even so, we can give freely what we do possess: A smile will warm someone’s heart. A good thought orContinue reading “Benevolence: Gratitude Challenge: Using the Virtues”

Stressed out? Need a mini vacation from stress?

Longing for a break?  Stress Away Essential oil to the rescue! The stress that comes with the demands of the classroom and life can wreak havoc on the immune system. Chronic stress, the flight or fight response present without an actual physical threat, does more damage to the sympathetic nervous system than we think. PerhapsContinue reading “Stressed out? Need a mini vacation from stress?”

Building an Artistic Culture

Artistic expression is the epitome of a thriving community. Whenever ancient artifacts are found, a glimpse into the past presents itself. Visions of prosperous individuals, imaginings of communal events, and evidence of the past help the modern person understand the importance of expression. After all, any artistic expression indicates the value of human events, theContinue reading “Building an Artistic Culture”

The Journey

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau Where are you headed? In life, in your career, where you’ll spend yourContinue reading “The Journey”

Smile: A Cure for a Bad Day?

How often have you grumbled through the day in the hopes it would end soon? The day just didn’t start well. You slept through the alarm, stubbed your toe on the bed post, spilled coffee on your new shirt, et cetera. Down hill from here? it seems so. With mornings like these it’s a wonderContinue reading “Smile: A Cure for a Bad Day?”

Who are you?

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Henry David Thoreau As synchronicity would have it, this quote, which I’ve used so many times, winds up as another’s comment in a discussion I’m reading through on LinkedIn. That’s because we are all connected. I’mContinue reading “Who are you?”