Month: July 2012

Personal Relationships: High-Touch; Not High-Tech

While electronic communication makes it possible for us to exchange information rapidly, it falls short when it comes to the caring and feeding of personal relationships. Relationships occur between two people and people need periodic personal touches from the other person if the relationship to remain vibrant. If your relationships are well maintained and you…

Do Something worth Criticizing

It’s a fact of life; if you follow the crowd, you’ll never be highly successful. On the other hand, the minute you step away from the crowd, you invite criticism-people judge you and make disparaging remarks about your ideas and dreams which can be hurtful. So, how do you deal with criticism?  The answer is…

Be Silly. Be Honest. Be Kind.

The above is a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson. These three short sentences form the foundation for a happy and meaningful life. Be Silly tells us to relax, have fun and let our foolish side show itself once in a while.  Be Honest tells us to be comfortable with whom we are and let our…