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Gratitude: Experiences not things!

It’s Black Friday and the official holiday shopping season has begun.  I love giving gifts and have a special knack for finding just the right thing. Paying attention to something someone mentions in a conversation, and then tying that to a gift fills me with joy and gratitude for making another happy.  I love receiving…

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Connection through Conversations!

I love a good conversation with someone new or an old friend! Learning their stories, their gifts, being a resource for them, building on common interests and history. We all need to connect to other human beings and conversation is the way to start that connection. The happiness report on the website www.actionforhappiness.org states: “People with strong and…

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It Doesn’t Cost a Thing to Smile!

There’s hopeIt doesn’t cost a thing to smileYou don’t have to pay to laughYou better thank God for that – lyrics from the song There’s Hope by India Arie Give it a listen! Studies have shown​ that just the act of smiling (making the physical facial shapes and movements), whether the result of real joy or an…

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Mentors: Get One – Be One!

My mentor said, “Let’s go do it’, not ‘You go do it’. How powerful when someone says, ‘Let’s!’” – Jim Rohn I have this quote in my book, Vitamin C3 for Business, 52 Ideas to Connect, Contribute and Celebrate your way to Success!, in the section on Contributing.  It’s tip # 36 called Mentor O Mentor. …

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