Friday Food for Thought
Does character matter, or is it our actions that matter most?
Toads taste nasty, so why not get the worst out of the way first thing? Then, you can truly enjoy what you’re looking forward to.
The holidays are over, which means the January Blues are setting in. What are you planning on doing for yourself this month?
2020 has been a brutal year, but it has taught us some important skills and lessons to bring into 2021.
December is the busiest time of the year for many of us, and this year is no different. Remember we have a lot to celebrate, even in 2020!
With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s important to take the time to reset and recharge before the new year.
One thing is the same this year: the feeling of helping someone just because you can and expecting nothing in return is unprecedented.
Having a habit of saying yes can be a good thing that can lead to experiences you may not have had if you had said no.
In a time that is so complicated, we’ll keep it simple: thank you to our network, and we hope you have a great holiday!
Goals are hard to reach if you don’t lean in and put in the hard work to achieve them.
Five years of Friday Food for Thought! Time really does fly by when you’re having fun.
Good or bad, endings always leave a significant impact on us. Luckily, there’s still time to give 2020 the happy ending we deserve!
It may not have been a great, good or even okay year, but for many of us, 2020 has proved to be a resilient one. Cheers for bouncing back!
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.