Blog Posts - Positivity, Optimism



Facing a Challenge

Last Thursday, January 29, I spoke before  an audience for only the second time in several years.  Rachel Salvo and I spoke about Social Media.  I’ve been using social for many years now and because of that, I’ve been able to understand what w...
by Wisdom and Life on Feb 2, 2015

Daylight and Spring

Living in New England in the middle of winter can be quite the challenge if you don’t have the right attitude.  If there is one thing about New England winters that distress me more than anything else, it isn’t the cold.  Although, the bitter c...
by Wisdom and Life on Jan 19, 2015

Stillness is Not a Thing

Stillness is the only thing in this world that has no form.  But then, it is not really a thing, and it is not of this world.   Eckhart Tolle Image from: Wikipedia As The Eagles say: Learn to be … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Dec 12, 2014

Higher Vibrational People

Seek out higher vibrational people, and avoid those who reflect more ego-oriented behavior patterns   Your Ultimate Calling Wayne Dyer Page 201   Knowing that according to Law of Attraction our thoughts create our reality, it then stands to reason...
by Wisdom and Life on Dec 8, 2014

Be A Rainbow Gardener

Next time you encounter someone in pain, don’t just wince and pass by with a shrug.  Hurting people need a bit of color to brighten their dark places and they need to remember the promise that God is with them … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Oct 3, 2014

How Do You See Life?

I’m sure somewhere in our lives we have all met someone who has two faces: One they present publicly. and One they present privately.   The face they present publicly is most likely happy, positive, upbeat.  They want to us … Continue readi...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 26, 2014

Education, Right Brainers and Discovering Our Gifts

You are really individual beings, with very special talents, and it would be nice if teachers had the time, or parents had the awareness or skill, to see the children as the very individual, very special beings that they are. … Continue reading...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 22, 2014

Will the NFL Step Up

Sometimes at Wisdom and Life, I take news that is relevant and use it as fodder, as grist for columns here.  Today’s column is taking that approach.  Even if you don’t follow the NFL, you can’t help but have heard about … Continue read...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 19, 2014

Enjoy the Roses

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living.  We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon–instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our … Continue reading ...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 15, 2014

Everything Is Cyclical

“Everything is cyclical,” Rivers told The Associated Press during a chat last year. “So I just enjoy the good times. And when the bad times come, I know it isn’t forever. It’s happened to me three or four times in …...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 12, 2014

Routines

We all have routines. When one is broken how do you react? Image from: KidPages.com I spoke with Lisa R, a reader of Wisdom and Life last week about this subject. I have a Sunday routine that is so sacred … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 8, 2014

Dear Human

Scott Allen over on G+ recently posted the below graphic on his page and I immediately connected with it. This is a topic I sometimes have a challenge with which is why I felt so connected to it.  On an emotional/spiritual … Continue reading...
by Wisdom and Life on Aug 25, 2014

Be Kooky

You can be a blessing to the people you meet today.  Yes, life has its serious moments.  But being a bit kooky may be the secret to seeing yourself and others through good times and bad.  Go ahead, make someone’s … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Aug 22, 2014

The Miracle Behind The Curtain

Most parents, when they see children not terrorized by the things that terrorize them, they work very hard until they’ve finally got you terrorized. They teach you those irrational fears. Well-meaning, but they do just the same.   Abraham-...
by Wisdom and Life on Aug 18, 2014

Red Sox Trades

Alright: Image from: Wikipedia Bear with me while I depart JUST a bit from the standard Wisdom and Life column here.  I think you’ll see this come full circle.  I’m a HUGE Boston Sports fan having been born wearing Red … Continue reading...
by Wisdom and Life on Aug 8, 2014

Don’t Work So Hard

I continue to love recess.  Wheeeee!  I have learned along the journey how important play is to our lives as long as it is our minor and not our major.  We were designed to work and to work heartily.  I … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Jul 28, 2014

Love Everyone

Just love everybody that interacts with you no matter how personally, or how peripherally, involved with you they are. The efficiency of the people who deal with you… everything is orchestrated by the manager called Law of Attraction. And your...
by Wisdom and Life on Jul 11, 2014

Stop Worrying

According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymor...
by Wisdom and Life on Jul 7, 2014

Emotional IQ

Researchers have found that even more than IQ, your emotional awareness and abilities to handle feelings will determine your success and happiness in all walks of life, including family relationships. Quote by John Gottman Awakened Mind Page 74 Your...
by Wisdom and Life on Jun 20, 2014

Be an Example of Inner Peace

Being an example of inner peace is an effective way of expressing your desire to offer inspiration to others.   Your Ultimate Calling Page 89 Wayne Dyer The EC Scranton Memorial Library has a summer book sale every year and … Continue read...
by Wisdom and Life on May 30, 2014


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