Wednesday Wisdom: Quarters

This week’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Gretchen Rubin’s book Better Than Before and helps with not throwing a whole day away because of a bad morning/afternoon. Instead of feeling that you’ve blown the day and thinking, “I’ll get back on track tomorrow,” try thinking...

Wednesday Wisdom: Sometimes

Today’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from Brian Knight’s “Daily Discipline” email blog: What to do when “sometimes” happens: Sometimes you fall. Get up. Sometimes you fall off the path. Get back on it. Sometimes you fall short. Climb back up. Sometimes you fall and...

Wednesday Wisdom: The Wind vs The Sun

There is a fable about the Sun and Wind having a contest to see who can get an old man to take his coat off first. The wind starts off.  It gives a solid gust of wind, but the old man just pulls his coat tighter around him and holds it in place with his hand. Furious,...
Know When to Say “No”

Know When to Say “No”

Many of us are, by our nature, “people pleasers.” We want to say yes. We want people to be happy with us. We want to feel the sensation that comes along with being told, “Thank you.” Saying “No” doesn’t come naturally and requires effort. The context of my thoughts...