MONDAY IS MON-DAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

Monday is MON-DAY! MON means “my” or “mine” in French, and is pronounced like “moan.” MON-DAY, the first day after the weekend, was created to give you the opportunity to say, “This is MY day and MY week and I’m going to own it. It’s MINE to make what I want it to be. I’m going to make MY day a good one in spite of what happens.” Remember, your MON-DAY morning thoughts set the tone for the whole week. You are empowered to control your thoughts, they’re YOURS, and therefore you can choose what your tone for the week … Continue reading MONDAY IS MON-DAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

HOW HUMAN TOUCH AFFECTS YOUR LIFE — IT MAY SURPRISE YOU

There are three important benefitsyou get from human TOUCH.These are FACTS. Not opinions.1. When humans TOUCH, such as a hug,a pat on the head, or holding hands,it releases the hormone oxytocin.This hormone promotes feel-goodsensations that foster a sense ofwell-being and happiness.There’s more good news aboutthis amazing hormone.It helps inspire positive thinkingand an optimistic outlook on life.It generates feelings of compassionfor others……WOW!2. There’s more. Physical TOUCH increases levels ofdopamine and serotonin which helpyour body relieve stress and anxiety.Who doesn’t want to relieve stress?This works! For real.3. There’s even more good news.Physical TOUCH is known to improveyour immune system and reducediseases such … Continue reading HOW HUMAN TOUCH AFFECTS YOUR LIFE — IT MAY SURPRISE YOU

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

O’ THE PLANS PEOPLE MAKE FOR SOMEDAY

There are so many things I want to do Someday. There are so many things I want to say Someday. There are so many people I want to hug and say, “I love you.” And perhaps I will. Someday. All the trials and hurts and disappointments I’ve endured in my life will have meaning for me Someday. When I have the time I’ll sit and reminisce about all the people…..events….and special moments that have meant so much to me over the years and I’ll smile…..and cry……and long to relive each special moment one more time. Someday. And I hope the … Continue reading O’ THE PLANS PEOPLE MAKE FOR SOMEDAY