Month: June 2011

The Lemonade Challenge

Unforeseen circumstances that life sometimes throws at us can derail our best laid plans.  When this happens we can either choose to make the best of the situation or we can play the victim and feel sorry for ourselves.  This is where the expression, “If life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” comes from.  Recently, a…

Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You

The above quote is advice from Eleanor Roosevelt on how to overcome fear.  As a child, she was consumed with fear and self-doubt.  Feeling she was a disappointment to her parents, she dedicated herself to overcoming her fears.  Her success at doing so set the stage for her to become an extremely successful American First…