In just a few short hours, we will be welcoming not only a new year, but a new decade. This phrase has become quite cliched but it’s amazing how quickly time has passed. 2010 doesn’t seem all that long ago, but at the same time, when I reflect on the version of myself back then, … More 2020: The Dawn of a New Decade
Hello friends, you know, ever since I started this blog almost four years ago, I have posted monthly without missing a beat. I think that streak might be coming to an end soon and it is late November now and I’ve not published anything. Life has been busy, but I’ve also been challenged by what … More November, please slow down.
This time of year, when the days progressively get shorter and it feels so much later than it actually is, that feeling of doom and gloom just sets in and the desire to hibernate and become a social recluse only rises. At the risk of becoming too socially disconnected due to circumstances that are really … More The Power in Bringing People Together
Wow, it’s been exactly one month since my last post. It dawned on me that ever since I started this blog almost four years ago, I have never skipped a month of posting, so I can’t start now. 🙂 This week marked the first week of fall but at least we had that much-anticipated last … More “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” – Albert Camus
Well, there you have it. The days are slowly getting shorter, the air is getting cooler, the morning smell of blooming ragweed indicating the start of allergy season can all only mean one thing: the end of summer is officially imminent. There is always a somewhat melancholy feeling about this time of the year. It’s … More Curbing the End-of-August Blues
So my recent feel-good moment happened the other day when the cleaning lady for the office came by to do her regular evening maintenance. She is a very sweet lady and always greets everyone warmly. We had had a team meeting earlier that day and had some leftovers that were better off being taken home … More The Power of Kindness
Too often, we are conditioned to think that we must always be strong and positive no matter what might be going on in our lives. Of course, I am an advocate for being positive and strongly believe that being positive and having positive thoughts can do wonders for your overall well-being. However, we can’t forget … More It’s Okay to Not be Okay