Today I Learned . . . Disappointment Happens

  It’s not how hard you fall that matters, it’s how high you bounce back. It would be nice to think that everything in life will always work out how you want it to.  But try as you might, sometimes disappointing things happen, no matter how hard you try, nor how deserving you think you […]

T. Jefferson Series: #1 – Get It done!

“Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Thomas Jefferson said that, and presumably lived by that motto, and he did pretty well in his life! But let’s fact it, some things are easier said than done. One of the most difficult things a person can do is to get everything done that […]

Today I Learned . . . Giving Advice Takes Finesse

Nobody likes to be told what to do. And many people don’t like to tell others what to do. So what happens when providing that direction, or advice, is absolutely necessary, and you are the one that has to do it? It takes a little finesse, but it can be done, without hurting anyone. An initial […]

Today I Learned . . . You Can Be Bitter Or You Can Be Better

They say you never learn anything from TV. Not true! I was watching an episode of “Child Genius” last night and I heard the words of a parent who was comforting his child after they left the competition. He said that he teaches his children that when life puts up roadblocks or challenges, and they don’t […]