Be pretty if you can, witty if you must, but be gracious if it kills you. Elsie de Wolfe
Elsie de Wolfe lived and died a long time ago.
Her words are timeless. Continue reading “But be gracious”
“Everyone has setbacks, disappointments and missed opportunities.
But wallowing in the past and focusing on the negatives is a sure way to doom your future.
So put the past behind you and embrace today as the beginning of your new season.” — Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Mayo Clinic
I am fascinated by Seneca who wrote about how to live centuries ago.
“Everyone hustles his life along, and is troubled by a longing for the future and weariness of the present. But the man who … organizes every day as though it were his last, neither longs for nor fears the next day… Continue reading “Everyone hustles his life along”
If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. Continue reading “If you want happiness…”
They sold the company?
I couldn’t believe it when I heard the news in mid-November.
The company was sold and everything would close on December 31st.
In six weeks, I would be out of a job.
Then to add insult to injury, the company decided to close on December 14th. Continue reading “I lost my job…”
This brought a smile to my face and those of the women who were standing nearby.
“I learned how to summon, from somewhere deep within, the extra will I didn’t know I possessed.
Knowing it was there, and could be tapped again, gave me the boost of confidence I would rely on for years to come.”
Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Leonard is one of the legendary sports icons of the 20th century whose very name epitomizes boxing and conjures the image of a champion. Sugar Ray Leonard
“Attitude creates reality. How you view a situation can have an enormous impact on how you live.
“Some people see setbacks as absolute devastation, whereas others view them as opportunities. At the end of the day, the choice is really up to you.”
Edward T. Creagan, M.D. Mayo Clinic