Canceled implies something was going to happen, but now it is not. For example, “school is canceled because of heavy snow.” This is clear. School was going to take place, but now it will not because of the snow. Small towns all over the country have canceled Memorial Day. No parade, no floats, and not a bit of rhubarb pie. Public swimming pools are not opening. There … [Read more...] about Memorial Day Festival is Canceled? How Is That Possible?
Or is it depression can be depressing? How about, depression is depressing? I want to believe the first one. In fact, I have been struggling with this for the past few days. Why am I so negative? Why am I seeing the bad, not the good, the challenge, not the reward? This whole idea is beginning to sound like a commercial. I have been exploring my attitude a lot … [Read more...] about Depression Isn’t Always Depressing.
It’s so easy to think about everything that has gone wrong. The chances you never took, the job opportunities you passed up, the stocks you didn’t buy, or even some of the ones you did buy. All of this can take a toll on anyone’s positive nature. Reflecting on choices made can help you learn from them. Obsessing about the past has real consequences. And these manifest … [Read more...] about Three Lucky things that have happened to me
The past week or so has been a series of crappy, frustrating events. Or that is how I took them. My positive attitude checked out and left my “woe is me” attitude to do all the work. This is never good. I gave away my control of situations and circumstances and allowed them to batter me senseless. The process was out of control and I was circling the drain. It … [Read more...] about Guess what happened when I changed my attitude?
Why do I feel "I am NOT enough?" All I need is one more certification and then I can really be effective in my side business. Once I achieve my goal of going to the gym 5 times a week,, then life will be fine. When I have X number of dollars a month coming in, then everything will be great. All I need is a title, then I am somebody. Sitting on the front porch, drinking … [Read more...] about Where is the Proof That “I Am Not Enough?”