10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO BE A BETTER PERSON

Always be who you really are. Be your authentic self. Never try to be someone you are not or what you think others want you to be. Be optimistic. Strive to always be positive and upbeat in life. Look for good in every struggle. Learn from every trial. Be kind. Do for others what you would want them to do for you. Show compassion. Do the little things that show you care. Dream. Always envision what could be. Never stop thinking about all the things you want to experience in life. Constantly dream about what you want to achieve. Be … Continue reading 10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO BE A BETTER PERSON

APPRECIATE THE SACRIFICES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE FOR YOU

Speaking of sacrifice…..Over 45 million turkeyswill be sacrificed this yearfor the feast of Thanksgiving.45 million turkeyswill give their livesfor simply being….a turkey.May we all learn to appreciate those who have sacrificed for us.Some have made the ultimatesacrifice for you.And throughout your entire lifepeople have sacrificedpieces of their life for you.Consider the number of sacrifices that have been made for you.45 million?Sacrifice means you are loved.You are worth it.Love that is trueis selfless.It is willing tosacrifice. Continue reading APPRECIATE THE SACRIFICES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE FOR YOU

HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY: 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO

Everyone always says, “Have a good day.” That’s nice but how do you make sure your day is a good one? What control do you have over your day and how it goes? Here are a few suggestions: As soon as you wake up each day, give thanks that you’re alive. After giving thanks, tell yourself why you’re grateful to be alive. Come up with at least one reason. It sounds simple, but starting your day with gratitude sets a positive tone for your whole day. It makes a difference. Eat breakfast. Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, helping you burn calories … Continue reading HOW TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY: 7 THINGS YOU CAN DO

MORE FACTS ABOUT HAPPINESS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE (PART 2)

Lasting happiness comes by creating “moments.” The ability to embrace every moment as a precious gift is a choice we make. Choosing to appreciate “every moment” that you are privileged to enjoy in life allows you to see beauty, feel hope and notice opportunities in places you have previously missed. One of the secrets of discovering happiness is to stop each day and fill your heart with gratitude for the people who have made significant contributions to your life. Think about all the ways people have made a difference in your life. Happiness also happens when you think about all … Continue reading MORE FACTS ABOUT HAPPINESS THAT CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE (PART 2)

HOW TO HAVE A MORE FULFILLED LIFE: POINTS TO PONDER

You will find little fulfillment in life if your goal is to survive. You will find greater fulfillment when you find something to live for. Fulfillment comes when you seek and discover life-changing experiences that help you grow as a person and stretch your boundaries mentally, socially, physically, and spiritually. Fulfillment is not merely something to be achieved but to be experienced by doing good. You increase your chances for fulfillment when you exercise discipline in your life to ensure that your priorities reflect your values. Perhaps the greatest secret to living a happy fulfilled life is to have a … Continue reading HOW TO HAVE A MORE FULFILLED LIFE: POINTS TO PONDER

CELEBRATE YOUR LIFE NOW – LIVE YOUR EULOGY

Don’t wait for your eulogyto celebrate what you life WAS.Celebrate now what your life IS.LIVE your eulogy.Celebrate the precious giftyou have been given —your LIFE.Your PURPOSE in lifeis to LIVE your life well,to celebrate the aweof your existence.You take 12 to 20 breaths each minute.Every breath is worth celebratingbecause it means you’re ALIVE.Celebrating your life develops anATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE.Gratitude transforms your outlookon life and helps you appreciatewhat you have —- LIFE. ITSELF.A grateful heart is a happy heart.Be thankful and celebrate allthe special moments in your life,past and present.CELEBRATE YOUR LIFE NOW.LIVE YOUR EULOGY. Continue reading CELEBRATE YOUR LIFE NOW – LIVE YOUR EULOGY

DAD and THREE HEARTFELT WISHES

Dad,it’s your dayAnd I’m thinking about youI WISH I HAD THANKED YOU MORE.You worked hard to provideand you did a good job.At the time I didn’t realizewhat an effort it took to workday in and day out to make surewe had the things we needed.I appreciate your many years of hard work.And I now realize that in your own wayyou were always in my corner.It would have been so simpleto say “thank you” more often.I WISH I HAD ASKED YOU MORE QUESTIONS.There are so many thingsI don’t really know about you.Little things about your childhood,your interests, your dreams, you hopes,all … Continue reading DAD and THREE HEARTFELT WISHES