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Day 331 - W is for WILLPOWER
Sunday, November 27, 2011      6 comments

"Willpower is the strength of mind to carry out one's goals." --Sandy Anderson Do you need willpower? Maybe, maybe not. Perhaps it depends on what you want and h... Read more
Day 330 - V is for VOYAGE
Saturday, November 26, 2011      6 comments

"Cosmos Mariner: Destination Unknown" --Conrad Aiken In 1995 I read a book called 'Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil,' by John Berendt. I don't remember a lot a... Read more
Day 329 - U is for UNDERSTANDING
Friday, November 25, 2011      5 comments

"If you don't understand yourself, you don't understand anybody else." --Nikki Giovanni I was doing some research and glanced at a headline I thought said 'Master of ... Read more
Day 328 - It's THANKSGIVING!
Thursday, November 24, 2011      10 comments

"You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were double... Read more
Day 327 - T is for TOOLBOX
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      8 comments

"If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail." --Abraham Maslow I first heard the concept of 'emotional toolbox' some thirty or mor... Read more
Day 326 - S is for STRESS
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      4 comments

"Stress is the common cold of the psyche." --Andrew Denton The one morning you wanted to be on time and the alarm didn't go off. You're only a few minutes late, but t... Read more
Day 325 - R is for RESPECT
Monday, November 21, 2011      6 comments

"R - E - S - P - E - C - T: Found out what it means to me..." --Otis Redding The poster above was designed for classroom use, but it is just as useful to adults.... Read more
Day 324 - Q is for QUOTATION
Sunday, November 20, 2011      4 comments

"Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better." --Emile Coue Quotations are proverbs, sayings, morals, adages. They may be pithy, witty, clich├ęs, platitudes, ... Read more
Day 323 - P is for PERSISTENCE
Saturday, November 19, 2011      4 comments

"Just what makes that little old ant, Think he can move a rubber-tree plant..." --Sammy Cahn Or move the world, for that matter. 'High hopes' is just another way of s... Read more
Day 322 - O is for OPPORTUNITY
Friday, November 18, 2011      4 comments

"If opportunity doesn't knock - build a door." --Milton Berle How many times do we let opportunity pass us by? Sometimes it's a matter of luck - right place, right ti... Read more
Day 321 - N is for NEVER
Thursday, November 17, 2011      5 comments

"Never say never." --old English proverb 'I'm done with cigarettes - I'm NEVER going to smoke again!' 'It took days for my ankle to recover - I'm NEVER going to try s... Read more
Day 320 - M is for MINDFULNESS
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      7 comments

"Do you have the patience to wait till your mind settles and the water is clear?" --Lao Tzu 'Mindfulness' has both a narrow definition and a broader one. In the ... Read more
Day 319 - L is for LIFESTYLE
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      6 comments

"Life is not merely being alive, but being well." --Martial Here's a bold statement: if you feel as though you are not going to be able to maintain your new healthy ... Read more
Day 318 - K is for KNOWLEDGE
Monday, November 14, 2011      5 comments

"The only source of knowledge is experience." --Albert Einstein When a London taxi driver starts out, s/he is required to learn every street, lane, alley, byway - in ... Read more
Day 317 - Remembrance Sunday
Sunday, November 13, 2011      3 comments

In the UK, Veterans' Day is observed over the weekend closest to November 11th. The British began a national tradition of formal ceremonies not long after 'The Great War' - World War I - ended. For the first time since I moved to England, we did... Read more

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