I've always liked driving. When I first got my license I'd often go for a ride just for fun. Back then, driving was relaxing, enjoyable and freeing.
Honesty is a facet of moral character, which connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as, integrity, truthfulness, straightforwardness, forthrightness of conduct, with the absence of lying, cheating and exaggerating.
We all want to be our best, but not just during short bursts or when we need to be at our "peak." We want to live and maintain our full potential,...
And the best part of not getting what I want is knowing that I already have all that I need.
It's been absolutely magnificent to see nature blossom into splendor, and I wanted to capture these precious moments to share with you.
I have found that job hunting and success in the workplace is a lot like dating. Yes, ironic, but it's true. There are ways to do it well and then there are things that you never want to repeat again.
When you're the boss or in a supervisory position at work, gratitude for your employees can make a real impact -- not only to your workers, but also t...
(Photo used with permission by Shannon Marie Quirk) This post is to hopefully inspire you to never give up on your dreams. I am a professional bi...
In the big picture, this was really nothing. We have dealt with much more sickness and procedures and surgeries and longer bouts of misery than this. But by the last hour of this struggle, my daughter's moaning and crying got the best of me and I lost it.
We often don't appreciate our health until it's gone; thinking of things your body allows you to do can really put things into perspective
"It's the little things in life." A lot of us have said it. I know I do, all the time. How often do you really buy into that saying though? Do you eve...
I wouldn't have picked getting a cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2013 but I'm allowing this ongoing challenge to be an opportunity for personal growth; working on healing my body, mind and spirit.
Many individuals seek volunteer opportunities for new reasons -- to expand their professional network, hone their skills and explore new opportunities. All in addition to making the world a better place.
When we allow ourselves to stop and feel grateful we are no longer peering out into a future that doesn't yet exist. Now we're really living, in the only place it is possible for us to live -- the here and now. That's what I loved most about that moment yesterday. I was nowhere else.
So in a world that is getting quite complex, thankless and violent, yoga exercises can help to pull things back into shape. One of its interesting benefits is that it helps to boost your gratitude meter.
When I get home today, I will wrap my arms around your rosy-cheeked face, sweet-smelling hair and strong body, squeezing you tight until you giggle into my ear.
I realize that quality of friendship is more important than quantity. It made me ask myself, what are the qualities of outstanding friendship? And how do you know if you're an outstanding friend to others?
Control freaks are lacking peace in their lives. They are always being told to "chill out" and must deal with mounting stress because they try too har...
I see the lines. I see the greys. I see the birth year that I have to scroll pretty far down to find when I have to put my age in somewhere. I may be mid-40s but I haven't lost all my marbles. I know what's what. Um, when I remember.
In my life, one of the people I am most grateful for is my oldest brother Steve. Steve was a musician, a naturalist and poet. He taught me how to play guitar, took me back-packing, encouraged me to read great literature, like Moby Dick, and inspired me to write.