Category Archives: Attitude

If the world is merely a distraction where does happiness come from?

“Your happiness is ultimately dependent on what you choose to do with your inner landscape. The outer world is merely a distraction.” … Susanne The world is chock-a-block full of distractions. They come in an infinite variety of shapes and … Continue reading

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Don’t look back – you’re not going that way.

… I must confess that battling … and surviving … Cancer (and more) once already does indeed give me a different perspective and appreciation for not only my own life, but life in general. I tend to sweat the small things a lot less and … Continue reading

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I choose to see the positive

I’ve decided to approach each day … each challenge … and each new development with a turn-around attitude. … Miss Perky is doing her best to play the “How is this a good thing?” game with me and I’ve got to tell you that she comes up with some of the most upbeat ideas ev-er. I like that! Continue reading

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It’s time to be free!

So … today the girls and I are tripping the light fantastic down at the hospital. Being here reminds us that life is way too precious to spend time not being … and doing … the best that we can every day. It also reminds us that … Continue reading

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Energy is contagious. What are you sharing?

… our safari through Medical Crisis Land. As I traveled that bleak and often hostile land I quickly figured out that I needed to have a few essentials in my travel case … the most important of which were a good attitude and the ability to tune out the negative “stuff” … Continue reading

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Learning to redefine success.

When we volunteered for the job down here on good old Planet Earth Capital “L” Life never said that it was going to be easy. ….. What it did promise was that ….. as long as we kept moving forward with our enthusiasm intact … we would be a huge success with the crowd in the Celestial Bleachers. Continue reading

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Create the tomorrow of your dreams

I have learned that the only thing that looking back and trying to resurrect the sad and sorry times of the past does is create more …. I refuse to allow yesterday and it’s nasty and/or grumpy minions to hold sway over my present for even a second longer. My future is mine to create and I am determined to create a joyful one. Continue reading

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It’s time to stop participating in the “Shoulda-Coulda-Woulda Marathon”

Like a great many people I have found that if I spend all of my time looking backwards I have no time … and no energy … for looking forwards. … As there is not much worse than a Grumpy Polly I’m really committed to working on the things that have de-perked Miss Perky during the day. And you know what I’ve discovered? Once I stop … Continue reading

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Learning to become so-much-more

It’s a funny thing about life here on good old Planet Earth … it always delivers what we need to either grow ourselves or to help others to grow on our behalf. It’s not always easy. It’s very seldom comfortable … but when all … the kicking and screaming is finished … more times than not what’s left is a … Continue reading

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When the winds of change blow – be a sailboat.

Here on good-old Planet Earth … “Change happens.” My ex hated change … I notice that a lot of people are like that … lots of grumbling and complaining … As I watch these people I usually just shake my head and ask Life: “Wouldn’t it all be so much easier if they fought less and flowed more?” Continue reading

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