Category Being thankful
Editorial as it appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, February 2, 2020 ABC’s of Wisdom – G – Gratitude “Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” – Aesop Gratitude is almost a buzzword these days. In case you don’t know a buzzword is a word or phrase that is overused and loses its original power like […]
Say “Thank You” Years ago someone told me to keep a “Warm Fuzzies” file folder. I’m so glad I did. On days when I feel like I’m making no progress in this world, I can pull out the folder and read notes and letters-many that I’ve completely forgotten about. This week is Thanksgiving week. It’s […]
A radio spot
Positive thinking often starts with self talk. Self talk is the endless stream of unspoken thoughts that run through your head. These automatic thoughts can be positive or negative. Some of your self-talk comes from logic and reason. Other self-talk may arise from misconceptions that you create because of a lack of information.
Thanksgiving Year Round A One-minute Audio: The Thanksgiving meal is planned-check. The grocery list is written-check. Seating plans are in place-check. Oops! I forgot something, something significant. I haven’t spent a moment being thankful. Time and mental energy has been consumed with preparations. I think I need an attitude adjustment. I need an attitude […]
It started with the national anthem. Then came the piano chords, trumpet blasts, violin serenades and even the clanging of pots and pans — all of it spilling from people’s homes, out of windows and from balconies, and rippling across rooftops.