I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be happy. I think the purpose of...– Leo Rosten (via creatingaquietmind) A good message heading into 2012.
'Haters' Are Going To Hate This Story by Linton... →
npr: There have always been Haters, but with the ubiquity of the Internet, Haters now gather together, vent and feed on one another, and hone their craftiness — without ever leaving home. In fact, some people are going to hate this story, but that’s OK, because haters gonna hate! This is a thought provoking article. I’ve been coming down on all the snarkiness that abounds online....
Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana: Fort Wayne... →
ylni: The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce will be awarding two ATHENA Awards this year, its traditional ATHENA award and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. The criteria for both awards is available at www.fwchamber.org/athena Nominations are currently being accepted…
10 Things I Learned from People Who Survive Cancer →
Thanks at @ajmotia for sharing. Powerful stuff.
My New Year's Resolutions... what are yours?
Yes, I am one of “those.” I believe that the start of a new year does represent a clean slate; I am a bit sentimental about that. And even though, looking back, I can think of very few resolutions I’ve actually accomplished (those extra 10-15 pounds have been around for YEARS), I believe that the act of self reflection and goal setting is its own kind of success, and so each...
Fort Wayne SOCIAL MEDIA PEEPS nominated via... →
The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief… But the pain of...– Hilary Stanton Zunin
A Timely Message for me Today: Life is a Choice
Remaining positive is hard work…there’s the stress of work, volunteer roles, family, friends… there are bills and sickness and house cleaning and it can all be a bit much. Throw in a few months of grey days at the height of Indiana winter, and it’s enough to send me into the deepest depths of despair. Several years ago, I started subscribing to a variety of “positive...
A Few Small Rules for Life, from my good friend...
If you are in line at the store with 1,000 items and the person behind you has 10 or less, let them go before you. The person trying to get into your lane in traffic is NOT trying to upset you… they just need to get where they’re going just like you. Let them over. Say please and thank you… all the time… and smile while doing so. It will improve your day and the day...
I am not usually much of a crier- but this did it for me. A beautiful Happy Birthday video from one man to the love of his life.
Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along,...– ~Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A.A. Milne
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the...– Mother Teresa (via thereclamationproject)