Monthly Archives: October 2011

  • Inspiration: 3 Simple Ways to Find It

    How do you find inspiration? When you want to solve a puzzling problem, tackle a new project, or write a new blog post, what do you do to find ideas? These three powerful yet simple techniques always work for..

  • 4 Stages of Community Building

    We hear a lot about community these days, but do we really know what “community” is and how community building happens?  I thought I did until I read Scott Peck’s book, The Different Drum.  In this wonderful..

  • I’m Proud of You

    I don’t think we ever outgrow the warm-feeling response we get when someone says they are proud of us. Pride, though, is something that’s supposed to come from the inside. We’re supposed to be proud of ourselves!..

  • Are You Insecure?

    “I’m not insecure, am I?” Ritchie Cunningham on the TV show Happy Days That line from Happy Days strikes me so funny. The answer is self-evident – that’s what makes it funny. Or maybe I find it..

  • Would You Rather be Rich or Famous?

    “They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?” ~ Princess Diana We had a great Google+ Hangout the other day..

  • Insignificant or Life-changing?

    Today we welcome Alessandra Macaluso as our guest author!  Read her thought-provoking article below! Take it away Alessandra! “Look.” I stood in my backyard, pointing at the ground. While lifting old rocks to make a walkway, we..

  • Do You Dare to Disagree?

    “If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secret of getting along — whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.” Bernard Meltzer Have you ever been in a..

  • Does Aroma Transport You?

    “Childhood smells of perfume and brownies.” ~David Leavitt There is one small patch of flowers in our back yard that I go outside to visit at least a once a day. I take a heavenly breath of..