Though I was born in 1964, I don’t believe I fully appreciated life until April 16, 2001. That was the morning I awoke in my own bed after spending six days in the hospital. The reasons for this hospital stay could fill a book; suffice it to say that for the first time since 1987,… Read More Moving from small to whole
In the festive month of December, when holiday cheer filled the air, the high school office workers chatted happily and spoke of their plans for the coming break: a flight to Chicago, another to California, still another to Oregon. But one worker, the quiet one in the corner, what plans did she tell? Nary a… Read More A Thank You Gift From Larry: A True Story of Honest Work, Grateful Emails, and Tea
Whoa – is it week 5 of the Kindness Challenge already? My, my. How time flies. Here’s the link to Niki’s site, that explains our goal for the week. In general, I was to reflect on the things I’m grateful for in my life. Have you heard about confirmation bias? (This might seem a little… Read More Week 5 Reflection: Gratitude
Okay, so here’s a weird thing. It seems like I’ve been inundated recently with articles, books, emails, podcasts, quotes on my boxes of tea, etc., all on the subject of happiness. As in, how we’re not as happy as we could be, and what things we should do so that we can be. If I… Read More Happiness for All!