Do The Positive Opposite

What if we just focused on doing the positive opposite of the things that bother us? As we move through our lives, it is easy to get caught up in negativity. It is easy to find ourselves focusing on the situations, circumstances, behaviors, and people that we do not like. If the things that bother…

Be Generous First

Sometimes the shortest path to getting what you want is to help others get what they want. We all need support and companionship to some degree or another as we move through this life. In spite of what some of us think or say, we cannot really and truly thrive alone and in isolation. We…

Building Or Destroying Our Future

Every relationship, every interaction we have, becomes the foundation for our future. We cannot live in spite of others, successfully, forever. Along the path, at some point, for some reason, we are going to truly need other people’s help. When this occurs, if, up to this point, our only contribution to our relationships has been…

Remove The Bad (But Nurture The Good)

We must work through the bad, but we must not forget to also tend to the good. It is often said that the good aspects of a relationship simply work themselves out. This is not always true. If we do not acknowledge them, tend to them, and encourage them, even the strongest parts of a…

Our Legacy Is Not Ours Alone

There is no such thing as an insignificant interaction. We do not know the full extent of the impact that we are making on the lives of those around us. We cannot fully comprehend how every gesture, expression, word, and action reverberates and resonates through lives and across time. Once it leaves us, it belongs…