Wednesday, June 6, 2012


"Let no pleasure tempt thee, no profit allure thee, no persuasion move thee, to do anything which thou knowest to be evil; so shalt thou always live jollity; for a good conscience is a continual Christmas."
— Benjamin Franklin

"The right type of [leader] is democratic. He must not consider himself a superior sort of personage. He must actually feel democratic; it is not enough that he try to pose as democratic—he must be democratic, otherwise the veneer, the sheen, would wear off, for you can't fool a body of intelligent American workingmen for very long. He must ring true."
—Thomas Coleman Du Pont

"If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything."
— Mark Twain

Saturday, June 2, 2012

Article Link ~ 15 powerful things happy people do differetly

Worth reading....if you are mired in issues, it may not be in your control, but if you're in a lull (a calm between storms or recovering from the trauma of having stood up for yourself), it's good to remind yourself to employ these things or to give yourself a pat on the back for the things you're doing well.

1. Love vs. Fear
2. Acceptance vs. Resistance
3. Forgiveness vs. Unforgiveness
4. Trust vs. Doubt
5. Meaning vs. Ambition
6. Praising vs. Criticizing
7. Challenges vs. Problems
8. Selflessness vs. Selfishness
9. Abundance vs. Lack/Poverty
10. Dreaming Big vs. Being Realistic
11. Kindness vs. Cruelty
12. Gratitude vs. Ingratitude
13. Presence/Engagement vs. Disengagement
14. Positivity vs. Negativity
15. Taking Responsibility vs. Blaming