Friday Food for Thought
If you choose to learn from the negative feedback, complaints could be a blessing in disguise.
Even the bad surprises can result in a good outcome.
Having a plan in place gives us a sense of direction, while changing course gives us an opportunity to grow. So, what’s next?
Despite a difference of opinion, great friendships can ensue.
Fist and elbow bumps can’t match a hug, but there are still ways to make a connection with those we care about.
Sometimes the journey is just as important and memorable as the destination itself.
If you keep an open mind, you might realize something you don’t like isn’t all that bad.
It might be the unofficial end of summer, but Labor Day symbolizes so much more.
Start your day with an altered mindset.
Sometimes giving the gift of nothing is the greatest gift of all.
Maybe it’s not one or the other, but both combined that will make something magical.
Sometimes the path to success comes from getting into trouble, good trouble.
Continue to appreciate what you have now while you look ahead to the future.
In times of crisis we innovate.
It’s ok to not be ok, just know in the end we will persevere.
Our differences are what make each of us unique.
We still have a lot to celebrate, even if most of our traditional celebrations are on pause.
Some goals are never accomplished, they are an on-going process.
Who you were then doesn’t have to be who you are now.
Sometimes uncomfortable conversations need to take place, and it’s up to us to listen, understand and learn in order to take action.
Taking a breath can help enhance communication.
Age ain’t nothing but a number.
When was the last time you took a moment for yourself? Self care matters.
Some days the little victories have as much of an impact as the major ones.
Our actions have consequences, intended or not!
Heroes are not always super human crime fighters, sometimes they are the person who shows up every day to do what needs to be done.
We need to know our biases before we can move past them.
Maybe the New Normal isn’t all bad.
Laughter is still the best medicine, especially during these turbulent times.
It is Spring and we are still stuck at home, but we have much to be grateful for.
In these unsettled times, we can take the opportunity to breathe and reset our lives for the better.
Now, more than ever, adaptability is the skill that will allow us to persevere and maintain our sanity.
Spending time and money on things that don’t last is not good value.
Inspiration comes from many places.
Don’t tell me what to do, but do share your stories and experiences.
Dedication, hard work, sweat, and sacrifice will move you towards your best self.
Being authentic is a challenge at times, but there are benefits to staying true to yourself.
Embrace what makes you unique and be the best you.
Each of us creates art in our daily lives, whether others see it as art or not.
Taking steps to make progress is always better than standing still on the sidelines.
Success can only be built on a firm foundation of basic skills.
Planning changes our fear of the unknown into excitement for new challenges.
Our action and our lack of action produces consequences.
Receiving gratefully is a gift to the giver.
Finding a mentor and being a mentor both impact lives in a positive way for everyone involved.
Talking too much doesn’t let you learn anything about the person to whom you are speaking.
Thankfulness and gratitude are different, and we need them both.
Make sure you are understood, it is always worth the extra effort.
We each present our own, unique packaging to help others understand what we are about.