Modeling Success The Ben Franklin Way

June 20, 2016 admin 0

In a prior post Cracking The Success Formula I discussed how success could be  modeled and learned by anyone, regardless of their situation.   Today, I want to highlight an approach to success followed by one of America’s favorite […]

Cracking The Success Formula

June 13, 2016 admin 0

Successful people became successful by learning the skills needed to make them successful. What can we learn from this simple and straight forward statement?   We can learn that success is a skill that anyone can […]

Another Trip Around The Sun

June 6, 2016 admin 0

Every June 6th on Dennis’s birthday, it seems to occur to him that we are already halfway between Christmas and, well, next Christmas. In fact, if the calendar were a circle, we would be staring directly across […]

Are You Worried?

May 30, 2016 admin 0

A friend has this quotation on his office wall: “I know worry works because nothing I worry about ever happens.” Before my cancer diagnosis, I think I must have believed that, because I worried a […]

Change Your Mind and Happiness Will Follow

May 23, 2016 admin 0

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot” Progress is impossible without change, and those who  cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”  – GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Change has a very negative connotation for most […]

Retirement… Who came up with this plan?

May 9, 2016 admin 0

My sister in-law (Lorraine) and her husband (Dan) just retired quite early this year and they have been enjoying traveling (They are Loving AirBnB), visiting friends and family, waking up on their schedule, and just […]

Jump Back When You Are Down

May 3, 2016 admin 0

Failing and setbacks are only a temporary state; however, the thought of getting back up after a failure or setback may seem extremely daunting. You must find a way to motivate yourself to get going […]

How To Shake That Slump

April 30, 2016 admin 0

All of us go through slumps in our lives. If someone tells you they never have any downs in their life, then we would know that they are not being truthful. It is okay to […]

What does happiness mean to you?

February 26, 2016 admin 0

What does happiness mean to you?  There’s a lot of searching going on these days for the elusive emotion of “being happy” –where do you find it, how do you create it, even what it […]

The Happiness Train

February 19, 2016 admin 0

Happiness is something that so many people strive for each day and yet many times it eludes them. Often, they feel that happiness can be theirs if only their situations were different. Have you ever […]

I Want to be a Professor of Happiness

February 12, 2016 admin 0

I will never forget the dedication in the book of one of the most reputable experts on the subject of motivation, the American Dr. David J. Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big.  When his six-year […]

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