You’ve Got This!

Self-confidence can be defined as feeling certain and assured of one’s own abilities.  This is certainly a good quality to have if you want to be more successful.  In fact it’s hard to be a success without it.  When a person is  confident in their abilities they are also going to be more optimistic about … More You’ve Got This!

When good ‘ol Murphy and his law comes a calling; bring on the clowns.

When Life gives you Lemons . . make yourself a delicious Lemon Meringue Pie!  Then you can smash it into Life’s very surprised face.  😄   Did that catch you off guard?  Like a lot of good comedy I started out in one direction then made a surprising right turn.  Taking something ordinary and mundane and … More When good ‘ol Murphy and his law comes a calling; bring on the clowns.

Moving forwards

I don’t have to tell you that it’s a new year; you’re probably still trying to remember to write 2019 on your checks.  This is also a time when many people make resolutions for the year to come.  Further, though it’s Winter, over the next few months the days will slowly but steadily get longer.  … More Moving forwards

Being Playful

So what does playfulness actually mean?  Since I have been jabbering on about its wonderful side effects, some of you could very well wonder why I just didn’t start my whole project here by stating its definition. There’s two reasons I didn’t do just that. First I didn’t want to narrow things down, to get … More Being Playful

Living Playfully: Seeing Your World As A Playground

Gwen Gordon in her article Well Played. The Origins and Future of Playfulness postulates that at a very early age we form a view of the world in one of four ways:  World as a Playground, World as a Proving Ground, World as a Battleground, or World as a Prison.  Simply put this roughly relates to how optimistic … More Living Playfully: Seeing Your World As A Playground

“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” William W. Purkey

Melissa Kirk in her article 10 Ways to Make Your Life More Playful has   number of suggestions to do exactly that.  Number 10 is:  Dance.  Do it alone, do it with friends, do it with strangers, but just dance. Any style, any place. You can’t dance while also being stressed and worried! Dance is playful.  Or … More “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” William W. Purkey

Are you engaged?

I don’t mean engaged to be married.  I mean are you engaged with life?  Do you make the most of every precious moment?  Do you embrace the world around you?  Is life an adventure? My guess is that for most of you the answer is no; at least not 24/7.  I know it’s not true … More Are you engaged?