No matter your politics, this is the most important and well-delivered speech of our time. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s well worth watching to the end. I want all young people to see this; I hope you’ll share it with your family, friends, sons and daughters.
“People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”
– Michelle Obama
We are coming to that time of the year that is both blessed and cursed with zillions of invitations. Here are some that are in my email right now: Can you meet me for coffee to help me with my book proposal? Will you bring an entree to the 8th grade teacher lunch? Are you […]
I’ve spent a lot of time and money learning to meditate, but you don’t need to! The best of what I’ve learned from a dozen different teachers is all right here in this two minute video. I swear, it is all you need!
Until a couple of years ago, every time someone would ask me how I was doing, I would always give the same answer: I am so busy. Extremely busy. Crazy busy. I wore my exhaustion like a trophy, as a sign of my strength and a mark of my character. (At one point I ran […]
In honor of World Smile Day today, I offer you this sage advice from Kid President. #MakeItHappy.. and SMILE! 🙂
Go ahead, do something nice, anything nice. And, do it to, or for, another individual. It won’t hurt… we promise.
Doing something nice for someone almost always evokes a very pleasant response. At the very least, it results in a smile. More likely, that person will do something nice to, or for you. And, best of all, doing something nice just might be contagious.
In keeping with the spirit of #DoSomethingNiceDay, set a goal to do something nice for someone. Perhaps, you can do this for several people. Then, sit back and watch the results!
Have a great random act of kindness? Inspire others in the comments!
I am writing this from the front lines: My 16-year-old stepdaughter’s messy bed. It’s a little after 9:00 o’clock. I’m surrounded by various evidence of teenage life: her guitar, a red bandana, a cardboard box and the pile of clothes that used to be in it (ordered online from a thrift store), her phone, the dog’s […]