Choose Love

As part of my 12-step program I have learned that most of my bad decisions have been the result of fear. I feel fear – so I react, fight or flight. I lash out or I shrink away. Even if the surface emotion is different when I look closely the core belief or emotion is … More Choose Love

Choosing Kindness

Cutting someone off in traffic. Flipping them the bird. Making an offhanded remark. Criticizing. Demeaning someone. Talking badly behind their back. Standing them up. Giving them a dirty look. Making them feel excluded. Calling them a name. Gossiping. Bullying. Emotional abuse. Taking your anger out on someone else. Hurting people, hurt people. I agree with … More Choosing Kindness

Sincere Appreciation

“I have no right to say or do anything that diminishes a man in his own eyes. What matters is not what I think of him, but what he thinks of himself. Hurting a man and his dignity is a crime.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “One of the most neglected virtues of our daily existence … More Sincere Appreciation

Attitude Matters

Let me start off with the fact that I know that this is South Florida, I understand that we have a catastrophic hurricane threatening our state in the next few days and I am aware of the fear that has descended upon our area. I get it. People are in bad moods, they are thinking … More Attitude Matters