Your legacy begins today

December 20, 2018 12:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As we approach the end of the year, it’s a great time for introspection. Many of us will start thinking about plans and resolutions for the New Year. Instead of debating whether this practice is a good idea or not, I invite you to try a different kind of reflection instead.   Think about the legacy you want to leave behind when you die. Have you ever considered what your obituary would say?   I realize that death is not always a topic people are most comfortable thinking about. (Especially our own death.) But when we accept that death is... View Article

Small gifts. Big impact.

December 14, 2018 12:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The holiday season often brings many opportunities to visit with friends and family. As human beings, it is our connection with others that makes us thrive. Here are two simple ways to make someone else—and yourself—smile this month. Show gratitude Science confirms it: expressing gratitude has a profoundly positive effect on both the person who receives the message and the person expressing it. So, today—not tomorrow or when you remember later—I encourage you to take the time to write a letter of gratitude to someone deserving. It doesn’t have to be a long letter. It can be just a few... View Article