Category Archives: kindness

On Michael Hastings

I came to learn about Michael Hastings from Jack Gray, a writer/producer for Anderson Cooper 360, years ago. On Jack’s recommendation, I followed Michael on Twitter, especially enjoying his tweets from a writer’s workshop he attended in New England. Commenting on … Continue reading

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Loss is a strange thing.

Life is funny sometimes. Sometimes it is not. And sometimes it just ends. After my earlier post about regret, I never expected to be talking about loss, but when something disturbing occurred in my neighborhood this morning, I realized just how … Continue reading

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Eliminating “regret” from ones vocabulary.

Sometimes in life we tend to look back on past times, relationships and situations and feel regret. Perhaps we could have made more educated and informed decisions. Maybe we could have acted with more thought than anger. Maybe. And maybe not. … Continue reading

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Things to do when you are in a pissy mood.

We’ve all been there. Your day is sailing alone fine, when lo and behold something or more often, someone ticks you off. Now you are pissy. What to do to bounce back and fling yourself back into the sunshine? 1. … Continue reading

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Words can inspire.

Yesterday I ran across this most excellent quote: In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists. – Eric Hoffer Those words define … Continue reading

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Compliments: Take the time to speak your mind.

Nothing gets your day started off on the right foot like a well placed compliment, but how often do we take the time to tell someone what we are thinking? In today’s fast paced “its all about me” world, people … Continue reading

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