In his book For One More Day, Mitch Albom writes, “I met a man once who did a lot of mountain climbing. I asked him which was harder, ascending or descending? He said without a doubt descending, because ascending you were so focused on reaching the top, you avoided mistakes. “The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature,” he said. “You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the… Read More
No matter how much you’ve worried in the past or are worrying right now, you can let go of worry. I know you can because I did!
I was once a chronic worrier. I worried about my weight and my appearance. I worried about making mistakes. I worried about my job, about money, and about being alone. I worried about being loveable, being likeable, and being good enough. You name it and I worried about it.
The strange thing is, I… Read More
Mary Hemingway said, “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything.”
Isn’t that good advice? If something is wrong, fix it if you can. In other words, when you’re feeling worried, act to control the controllable.
It sounds easy, but have you ever noticed how worry, doubt, and fear often stop people from… Read More
Laughter is good for the soul! It causes your body to release endorphins – the body’s natural pain killer – and to reduce the stress hormone, cortisol.
Who in your life makes you laugh the most?
For me, I’d have to say it’s my kids and my sister Dede. Here’s a recent interaction I had with my daughter, Brianna, that had me laughing so hard I was crying.
“Brianna,” I say during a FaceTime call. “The agent Auntie Jan knows just… Read More