Archive for May, 2009

Take a Mental Vacation

Taking a quick “mental vacation” when stressed can be very calming. That’s why soothing images in offices and homes are so popular. Seeing a beautiful scene breaks the chain of anxiety and puts everything into perspective. Read More »

Dare to Dream

Take a cue from King Ludwig and, the next time you find yourself inspired, act on it. Dare to dream! Read More »

A Tale of Wisdom

As we mature, we can choose to become grateful for what constitutes our journey. This life we have is precious and unique – only we can live it out – with all of its joys and sorrows. Read More »

A Real Team

But even though Joyce Simonson was in her late forties and didn’t know a lick about soccer – or coaching – she was determined to make this conglomeration of bad attitudes into a cohesive team. Read More »

Rise Above

What do a surfer and a theoretical physicist have in common? Bethany Hamilton and Steven Hawking both rose above difficult physical circumstances by possessing attitudes of positivity, focus and determination. Read More »

Trailblazers

Did you know that Impressionism was once considered rogue, outrageous, and completely antithetical to true painting? Yes, ol’ “Haystack Monet” was a rebel and an outcast among the serious painters of his time. What we consider pretty, traditional, perhaps even boring was once radical. Read More »

Calm Down!

Very few people live out the day in a cloud of unfettered happiness in which nary a care floats their way. That’s why it is so important to find something that gives you peace, something that calms your inner core. For many that place is in nature. Read More »