Posts Categorized: Storytelling

Change the World by Getting Involved!

Change the World by Investing in Your Community Change the world. Yes, you can do it by investing in your community. Spending Canadian Thanksgiving in an ungrateful country like Italy has been a lesson for me—one of the many lessons I’ve learned from my country of origin. Forget the magnificent ancient buildings, the world-renowned food,… Read more »

A New Perspective can Straighten Your Life

An Upside-Down Perspective is a New Perspective! Are you happy in conflict? Probably not. Few of us are. We get caught up in conflict for a lot of reasons. Our sense of entitlement. Our ego. A set of rules we’ve created that only make sense to us, like “It’s her turn to invite me! He… Read more »

Optimism or Pessimism? You Have More than Two Choices!

Try Neutrality and Have a Great Day! Remember when the world was simple? When choices were black or white? If you are a Millennial, you probably don’t remember those times when a decision was an easy “either/or.” Back then, you could look at life through dark glasses or through rose-colored glasses. If you wore dark… Read more »

How Small Linguistic Changes Can Improve Your Life 

Stuck in a Rut? Change Your Vocab. Yesterday, January 3, 2017, I took the dogs for a walk on the beach. It was -7°C (19°F), quite cold by our West Coast standards. As I was risking my life making my way from the sheer ice of the sidewalk to the sand, I noticed, on the… Read more »