How to Reinvent Your Relationship with Problems and Opportunities

Problems call for response. Stress narrows your focus and makes you stupid. Disappointment invites introspection, blame, or both. Threats call you to fight, fly, or freeze. The way you define something determines your… Continue reading

Where is the Power to Face the Future with Courage and Gratitude

The future is inhabited by phantoms. Hoping for clarity, stability, or security amplifies anxiety. Nostalgia pulls you toward a glamorized past. But the future, like the ghost of Christmas Yet To Come, never… Continue reading

The Christmas Story Slaps Traditional Authority in the Face

The story of Christmas is a slap in the face to traditional authority. It doesn’t matter if you think it’s true or myth. The story disrupts common ways of thinking. Traditional authority expects… Continue reading

Humbled by Christmas Lights

My Twitter survey indicated a minority make the right choice when choosing Christmas lights. An amazing 62% prefer white lights. I thought it tragic until yesterday. Humbled by Christmas lights: We’re minimalists when… Continue reading

Why I Admire Frosty and You Should Too

Frosty the snowmanKnew the sun was hot that day,So he said, “Let’s runAnd we’ll have some funNow before I melt away.”* 3 reasons to admire Frosty the Snowman: #1. Optimism. I admire Frosty.… Continue reading

Generosity Makes you Great and Much More

No one stays up late waiting for the Grinch. But all the young at heart stay up waiting for Santa. His heart is warm and his hand is open. With all the troubles… Continue reading