Blog — feel good
There are some amazing anecdotes for conflict resolution. Quite sadly, I can’t think of any of them when I receive an email I don’t like or argue with a friend. I’ve always loved the saying, “It is better to be happy than to be right”. And now, “love means saying you’re sorry” is one of my favorites! (Should that be a t-shirt in the Compliment line?) People in all types of relationships are bound to bump heads, but it’s what you do after conflict that matters. So while apologizing excessively can be a problem, I thought I would share a...
Making Friends Online
When’s the last time you met someone awesome online? I’d guess, yesterday? Or early this morning? Meeting awesome people online is what afforded me the opportunity to write this post and share it with you! The internet is a fantastic connector of people, but sometimes it can get a little...awkward. So how do you go about making friends online in the best possible way? With trending hashtags, community-centered businesses and tell-all Instagram accounts, all types of people are only a click away. And with a wealth of information at your fingertips - the opportunity to curate your interactions from the...
Unique Ways to Give
Earlier this year, we published a fascinating article about love languages - if you look closely, the five love languages present a clever hack for gift-giving and complimenting our loved ones with special gestures. But there are many ways to get on top of your gift giving if it’s something that means a lot to you or the people you care about. Here are three unique ways to give: Giving the unexpected: We all know somebody who will gift and do for everyone else...except themselves. While this is generous, noble, and very unselfish, even those who are caregivers by nature deserve...
Going Back to School Later in Life
I adore this short clip on Youtube. In it, Betty Reilly, an 85-year-old woman shares her story of graduating college in her old age. Even though I’m several years younger, it’s extremely encouraging on those days when I’m not all that enamored by the thought of returning to school. Irrespective of your highest level of education, perhaps you doubt the idea of going back to school now that you’re older. If Betty’s story doesn’t ignite some fire under you, here are three things to keep in mind if you’re unsure about obtaining a formal education, a little later than usual. Leveling up....