The Rope To Nowhere

For many years, I held Gold Status with one of our now bankrupt airlines, but then lost it one year when I could not accrue enough miles or airline flight segments to qualify for that vaulted status. Given the state of airline flying these days, I don’t miss the effort it took to gain it. However those few perks were certainly nice and helped make the travel a bit more enjoyable. As I waited for the plane to board, I...

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The Story of My Life

One person I was talking to recently claimed ordinary for their life but when I asked her about her hobby, she got all excited and started telling me how she’s tracked her family tree back 200 years and even got a family tree DNA test to further identify her family roots. She could hardly stop sharing about all she’s learned and it got me thinking about tracking down some family background (although I’ve delegated that to cousin Nancy). I like...

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Build a Full Head of Esteem

Building and maintaing self esteem can be enhanced by remembering to focus on several key activities. Try some of these out and see how they work: You are what you think: Pay attention to the self-talk you say to yourself. If your thoughts start getting negative then turn them off and say something positive. The technique is known as “thought-stopping” and there is a satirical video done by TV psychologist Bob Newhart in which he demonstrates this technique . Use...

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