Some tragedies, such as natural disasters, terror attacks, or even financial crises, are beyond our control. But we do have control over how we respond to them. Some people rise to the occasion and show what they’re made of, while others… We learn what they’re made of too. The truth is, tragedy brings out the… [Read More]
Archives for July 2018
How to Prepare for Your Golden Years?
It’s Time for Grown-Ups to Grow Up
Kids do crazy things, but we expect more from grown-ups, don’t we? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Folks scream obscenities at ballgames, bully people on social media, and treat others with total disrespect. If you think this behavior is rude, insensitive, and tasteless, you’re right. But why is it so prevalent? The truth is,… [Read More]
How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?
As children, we love to play make-believe. We pretend to be a fireman, a doctor, or a ballerina. We fantasize about becoming a movie star, a star football player, and of course, a superhero. We love playing grown-up and imagining what we’ll be when we do grow up. (Are you seeing yourself in this picture?)… [Read More]
Who Cares? (I Hope You Do!)
If I asked you to describe the feeling of emptiness, you might reply, “stark, gloomy, and meaningless.” If I asked you to describe apathy, you might say, “a blank stare, a dwindling flame, or being emotionally absent.” You might even return to the word “emptiness.” Do these terms describe some people you know? Who cares?… [Read More]