Next time you find yourself feeling down, pick one of these ideas and go for it. Odds are good you'll reap the benefits immediately with an increase in your happiness level regardless of the weather.
For all of the little girls out there who want to be ice skaters, Sasha says she wants them to stick with skating, no matter what.
I stopped setting the finish line so far out of reach and instead set it for the end of each and every day.
Lesson From Extraordinary Teacher,
In my senior year of high school I had an extraordinary AP English teacher who not only ignited a deeper love of reading but also engaged my class in lengthy discussions about authors, painters and philosophers.
Known as the "bashful brothers" of the Dog House, this week's episode gives you a sneak peek into the lives on Quinn and Sammy, who have tallied a wonderful 10 years together under the Dog House roof.
Although the moments we spend with our dogs may seem routine day in and day out, every moment is one that can be memorable.
When you empower the youth of the United States, you'll receive a bigger return on your investment than you can imagine. Let us speak. Let us learn. Let us be heard.
The puppy was brought to animal control by Detective Lynes, who said he couldn't get her out of his head since delivering her to animal control. After waiting the mandatory time span to see if the puppy was claimed, which she was not, the detective adopted her immediately and named her Daisy.
Watch as a baby elephant, panda, penguins and horses frolic happily in the snow. It just might make you love winter that much more.
Now when I see someone else with large or noticeable scars, I think about his or her spirit. I think about how he or she experienced something that was difficult or even traumatic, and survived and is now flourishing. To me, that's the most attractive quality any person can possibly possess -- unfailing optimism, power, courage, strength of mind. To me, a scar is a beauty mark.
I work as a psychologist in a small Alaskan town where winters are long and many people, including myself, experience the winter blues. With my clients and in my own life, I use and recommend the following six strategies for increasing well-being year-round.
Not only do we devalue "sorry" when we use it unnecessarily, but we also devalue ourselves.
Parenting a Child With Special Needs,
Special Needs Children,
Special Needs Inspiration,
Special Needs Journey,
Special Needs Parents,
The tattoo tells the story of my journey with my son Jackson through the chrysalis of a butterfly (the butterfly is also the international symbol for Down syndrome).
You will grow into this relationship in your own way, and discover the art of parenting and caring for another soul in your own time with your own gifts to offer.
Sloths are famous for their eccentric bathroom habits, but this resident of a sanctuary in Suriname, really takes the... bidet.
I felt fear that we might never experience the chaos of everyday life with children, that our house might never be filled with laughter other than our own. I cried thinking I may never trip over a toy on my way to bed or have a teddy bear to pick up and put away.
The canines were ready for the race in a variety of fancy dress outfits, ranging from patriotic Australian flag costumes to matching owner and dog superhero ensembles.
Mothers And Daughters,
When she's tested, when she's standing face-to-face with fear, these are the things I'd like to tell my girl to not only hold on to, but to OWN
Advice For Special Needs Parents,
Special Needs Children,
Special Needs Parent,
Special Needs Parenting,
There's no pamphlet they hand out with tips for the newly-minted special needs parent. Here are a few things from my experience that I think you should know:
Bubbles the dachshund was born without her two front legs, so her owners took it upon themselves to give her the opportunity to walk and play like never before.