Lighten Up

Give yourself a break.  Don’t spoil yourself, pamper yourself, or put your selfish desires ahead of everything else.  Just give yourself a break.  Don’t be so hard on yourself.  Be kind to yourself like you would a close friend.  Don’t ignore your responsibilities, buy things you cannot afford, or believe that you are owed anything…

Worthy Of A Good Life

There is no prize for being the most cynical person in the room.  No one is going to celebrate us because of our unhappiness, especially when it is self-imposed.  People do not think more highly of us when we play the victim, complain, or criticize others over and over again. We will not be remembered…

The Loving Truth

Before telling someone the truth, we should consider how it will make them feel.  Not all truth is necessary to be spoken.  Some truth is better left unsaid and some truth is better delivered with softness.  The goal of communicating should not be to simply get our point across, but to get it across in…

Acts of Kindness

Every act of kindness, generosity, and compassion is an investment.  All of the little things we do for other people add up.  But, they do not add up like credits in an account we can draw from later.  They add up for the other person.  Ideally, they make a positive impact on that person’s life…