Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted

So the other day I went to pick up some shoes that I had given in for repair. I go to a shop nearby that I’ve been frequenting for some time. It’s a nicely-run shop by an older, hard-working gentleman who is very obviously passionate about his job and dedicated to making his customers happy. … More Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted

Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten

Lately, I’ve been trying to restore a normalcy almost forgotten – life before smartphone-ageddon. Contrary to popular belief, there was a time before social media. (sarcasm intended) This, of course, excludes those born in the Generation Z era (mid-1990’s and early 2000’s) who would think we were crazy since they were practically born with a … More Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten

“But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

The other day I came across a profound story of courage, perseverance, and strength in the wake of immense adversity. We’ve seen this happen many times before – something dramatic happens in our lives and it changes us forever. But what really makes a difference is how you handle a situation when life deals you … More “But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

My Instruction Manual – Your Go-to Podcast for Happiness

Since I started this blog in 2015, I have been so humbled by the many connections I have made through my writing. There is something incredibly deep, personal and very genuine about connecting with someone through their writing. One of those people is Keith McArthur, a fellow blogger, writer, and social media guru who manages My … More My Instruction Manual – Your Go-to Podcast for Happiness