Don’t Let It Define You

Bad things will happen to you. They happen to everyone. Terrible things, even. Senseless tragedies that you will never understand. I know this from experience. But when something like this happens to you, don’t let it define you. Don’t let it become an excuse for not improving yourself or for not giving something back to…More

Focus on YOU, not the UNKNOWN

We worry so much about the unknown. About things that have never happened before, and aren’t likely to happen at all. It’s why we spend so much on insurance. Home insurance, health insurance, car insurance, renters insurance. Disability insurance, life insurance, travel insurance, pet insurance. Even oven, microwave & fridge insurance. Bottom line: We spend…More

Optimism: A choice and a duty

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller As a teenager, I thought optimism was a personality trait. That some of us are just hard-wired to see things in a better light than others, and that I, by nature, was a pessimist. As I…More