I love how change occurs in my life. So slightly, so incrementally – at least most of the time – that I don’t even realize it and yet part of me always expects change to happen overnight. “This scale can’t possibly be right. The diet’s going on three days now and I still haven’t lost 10 pounds.” And how often […]
‘That’s me’: Metro sanitation worker shocked to see his simple, kind act viewed by thousands We talk about “Small acts of kindness” often in Don’t Be a Cow! Just last week we shared the story of the Ice Bucket Challenge. And in Day 18 of our book we devote a chapter to it. “I believe smiles are contagious” In addition to […]
In “Day 18” of Don’t Be a Cow! we talk about simple, small acts of kindness. Often we think of being kind or generous as something HUGE. Think Philanthropy or Anonymous donations that fund a museum. But, small acts of kindness can go a long way. Maybe it’s just making a co-worker a cup of tea or remembering a relative’s […]
(CNN)If you could wish for just one thing, would it be happiness or a long life? Given what researchers tell us, one is likely to produce the other.
Science has been exploring the connection between happiness and longevity for some time.
Well, I sent this photo to some friends and here are a few of the responses: Happy Sun Good Morning Happiness Growth Summer Sunshine Dove Field (ranks among the best) Sunflower (needed to add, I’m a plant I can’t speak any words you idiot!), and Purdy. It’s simply amazing when you think of all the images that our eyes and […]
Cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott shares this and other surprising facts about laughter in this fast-paced, action-packed and, yes, hilarious dash through the science of cracking up.
Passion: Is Yours Hiding? I don’t know about y’all, but I think the word passion is under used and misunderstood today. Which I think is unfortunate. First, what passion is (according to me): Passion is an internal feeling about something, someone (LOVE!), or someplace. Passion comes from the heart, or for those of you that believe the heart is simply […]
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY EVERYBODY!!! Rachel and I hope that everyone has a Happy and Safe 4th. A Quick thought: As we celebrate this Independence Day, we hope you will also take a few moments to celebrate your independence from the herd. You know what I mean: Those societal pressures that hold you back from being the person you are […]
I have always found it amazing, all the fine lines life that has to offer. What do I mean by fine lines? Well, let me explain. But, before I do let me say that to truly appreciate this blog you need to keep an open mind, and do not take things too literal. The fine line between two points. So, […]
I have never been much on class reunions. No particular reason, I have just never really gotten into them and thus have never been to one. Needless to say, for me, it’s been a long time and some 500 miles since I’ve walked the halls of my high school. Heck, it’s been 15-plus years since I have even been to […]