The Value of Doing Something Kind For Someone Who Has Helped Us

Each interaction we have with people opens a metaphorical circle. Simple interactions, like those we have passing a stranger on the street, cause the circles to open and close quickly without much work on our parts. But those interactions we have with people in which something significant takes place create larger circles with larger openings.Continue reading “The Value of Doing Something Kind For Someone Who Has Helped Us”

The Difference Between Plodding Along in Life or Moving Closer to Reaching Your Full Potential

What do you do with your “free” time? Or, perhaps more apt, do you give yourself any time that is free, time during which nothing has been planned, time that is okay to spend lost in thought, time in which your creativity rises to the surface, time during the day in which you allow yourselfContinue reading “The Difference Between Plodding Along in Life or Moving Closer to Reaching Your Full Potential”

Put On Your Own Air Mask Before Helping Others

It’s become a bit cliché but the sentiment is still apt. You know, when you’re on an airplane in preparation for taking off, the flight attendants run through a series of safety instructions. Amid the lessons on how to fasten your seat belt and how your seat cushion doubles as a flotation device, they tellContinue reading “Put On Your Own Air Mask Before Helping Others”