A Chain Reaction of Kindness

Do you greet people when you’re walking down the street? How about the lady at the checkout counter at the grocery store? What about the cab driver? If you’re like most of us, you probably don’t pay much attention to people you don’t know....

Four Simple Steps to Happiness

Brian Tracy teaches: “Happiness comes when you believe in what you are doing, know what you are doing, and love what you are doing.” With those thoughts in mind, ask yourself this simple question: Just how happy am I? If you are like many of us, you may...

The Picture of Success

One of the life lessons Dr. Norman Vincent Peale taught in his classic and best selling book, The Power of Positive Thinking, is: “Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never...

Tips to Make Every Day a Good Day

What Are You Thinking? “What I think about, I bring about. The thought of success will foster success. The thought of love will foster love. The thought of security will foster security. What am I thinking about today?” This quote, question and philosophy...

A Circle of Ideas for You

Have you ever watched a television show and thought, ” Wow! They sure do have a lot of producers!” While multiple producers work on one television show and they get all their names listed in the credits for the show, if you look closely, there are also...

The Advantage of an Adventure Attitude

“Attitude is Everything!” Ever hear that phrase before? You’ve probably heard it a lot because it happens to be true. One of the great things about attitude is that you can choose it. No matter what the external circumstances are, you can choose how...

The Expectation of Something Good

Ernest Holmen once said “Today I live in the quiet, joyous expectation of good.” That’s good advice for all of us. Generally speaking, we find what we expected to get. So, when you got out of bed this morning, what kind of day were you expecting?...

Measure Twice and Cut Once

There are many marvelous lessons in life that we can learn and benefit from. This article is about two that are very closely related: accuracy and planning. Doing things the right way, at the right time, with proper planning will give you much greater accuracy. One of...

ACTION can Change Your World

Change is a constant in today’s world. Recently gas and oil prices reached record highs. Stock markets set record declines. Job losses and home foreclosures are major problems. There are wars going on in a different countries around the globe. Events like these...