Monthly Archives: January 2013

Take Notice

It’s the one month mark of the year of optimism.  I thought this would be a good time to stop and take notice of what has changed since I have decided to make 2013 the year of hopefulness.   There have … Continue reading

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Let ‘Em Have It

I was talking to a friend this past week about someone that was just driving her up a wall.  Her close working relationship with this person allowed her to see a side of a respected individual that no one else … Continue reading

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Encouragement

Today I’m feeling pretty grateful, and it’s a pretty darn good feeling.  I’ve been at a conference with the company I work for.  Usually my day to day work situation is a little isolated.  I don’t have other people in … Continue reading

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Taking It Personal

Optimism is all on us.  It doesn’t matter if 99 out of 100 people believe the glass is half full, if you are the one that see it half empty….then it’s half empty!  If you want to be positive you … Continue reading

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Making Value

Being optimistic I’m finding asks to me to evaluate what is really valuable to me.  Optimism seems to be about choices.  We choose to be optimistic, we decide to see the silver lining or we select a standard of acceptance.  … Continue reading

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The Power of a Good List

When I first graduated college I got a part time job at a small Catholic school as a music teacher.  I immediately introduced the “Caught Being Good” list in my classroom.  I had a sign on my wall and underneath … Continue reading

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Everything

It’s interesting to me to read books about optimism and abundance.  I enjoy reading them and take in a lot of good information.  However, I always seem to need to adapt the practices to my faith perspective.  The advice makes … Continue reading

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Optimal Forgiveness

Ok!  Here we go with the first post of 2013: The Year of Optimism. For me this is step one in making this year as optimistic as possible.  It’s all about forgiveness.  Nothing can block up the road to optimism … Continue reading

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Resolution

Happy New Year! This is the season of new beginnings.  January 1st marks a fresh start.  Many of us will take advantage of this and make a grand resolution to improve something about ourselves or our surroundings.  I have decided … Continue reading

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