Backstory In times like these, it can seem like everything is going wrong. Emotional hurts on top of all the larger issues can be overwhelming. Time to take stock and get real. Click to listen or follow below to read. Heartbreak – #171 As life progresses, you find it doesn’t always follow the path of […]
Backstory Mom used to encourage me to smile. She wisely taught that you can get away with a lot if you present things with a big smile. I got a lot of traction with that advice, so I thought I’d pass it on. Click to listen or follow below to read. Smile – #305 The […]
Backstory I recently read, “Happiness is the new rich. Inner peace is the new success. Health is the new wealth. Kindness is the new cool.” Here is my take on that. Click to listen or follow below to read. Measuring Success – #610 Success – It’s a very ethereal thing. The question today is – How […]
“You make me happy.” It’s often said, when you have someone with whom there is mutual love and respect. When you find yourself smiling as you think of someone, you can’t help but assign happiness to them. Yet the true source of happiness comes from inside. We make the decision every day whether to be happy or not; whether we realize it or not. This story is about the happiness that comes from within.
Backstory – Life It was a time of contemplation. I was smiling and happily reviewing incidents of my life as they popped up randomly to mind. So I wrote at the top of the page, “What did you learn from all that?” Here are the things that came to mind. Add to my list by […]
Backstory – Evening Retirement, with all its opportunities, can also lead to a life that is quieter, safer, softer. Can that lead to boredom? That was the concern of my beloved, when retirement was new to me and well experienced by him. This is the conversation we had about that. Consider This Show – Evening […]