Positive or Negative

Positive or Negative We are either positive or negative, with everyone with whom we meet.  Think for a moment about all the people with whom you meet on any given day. You see your significant other, your children, maybe the neighbor and all of them before you even...

Train Your Perceptions

Train Your Perceptions Marcus Aurelius writes that we should train our perceptions.  He goes on to say, “You have power over your mind – not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.”  –Marcus Aurelius, Meditations.  Even with...

Difficulties With Kids

Difficulties With Kids As a high altitude snowmobiler, I am familiar with the problems one faces riding in the mountains.  We face our challenges more easily when friends and those of like interest surround us.  When we all work together to make it happen.  So it is...

The Magic Four: Determination

The Magic Four: Determination I have been writing about the magic four qualities that, when applied in your life, will make all the difference.  The previous blog wrote about Persistence, and today I would like to discuss Determination. In the succeeding blog, I will...

Adding Value to Others

Adding Value to Others Since I often write about young people and how to help them with their lives, I say that I am thinking about helping kids to learn about adding value to others.  However, all of this applies to us as adults as well.  Adding value to others...