“In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.” Lao Tzu. It is important to have both (enjoyment at work and presence at home) but it's not always easy! The earlier you can learn this, and guide your life to a purpose (‘work’) you enjoy but which can also bring you whatever financial compensation you require to create your best life, the more opportunity to be present you will have with your family. Now of course one is not reliant upon the other, but if . . .
If you want happier kids, and to be happier yourself, then Dream Big! Here's a great video from Brendon Burchard on making "DUMB" goals instead of "SMART" ones. It's all about Dreaming Big! Remember, if you want your children to Dream Big, then you have to Dream Big. You have to practice what you preach, if you want your children to practice what you preach . . . .
Dear Girls, Dream Big! “Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.” . . .While this quote, at first glance, doesn’t appear to be related to gratitude, it is in my book. As I look at the “Dream Big” wristband I’ve been wearing recently, to remind me of all of my dreams for this business, and read this quote I found today in my daily reading, I am so grateful for dreams, big and small. I am grateful that I ‘dream big’ and always have . . .
Dream Big today if you want to be happier & more grateful. Teach your children to Dream Big today if you want them to be happier & more grateful! . . . Take a few minutes today and think about all of your dreams and aspirations and then write them down. That's all you need to do today. You don't need to try to figure out how to make your dreams come true, today you just have to dream them. Put your . . .
Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy, right here, right now, no matter what else is going on in your life. No matter how many times I’ve tried to teach this to you, or practice it myself, it’s easy to fall back into the habit of thinking that something outside of ourselves will make us happy. “I’ll be happy once I have _____, once I’m able to ______, once I’ve ______.” “If all . . .
If you want happier kids . . . tell your children that everything is possible, period. Tell them that almost everything we use in our lives today, was not too long ago thought to be impossible, or not even thought of to begin with! Tell them that most things are considered 'impossible' until someone does them! Children of all ages need to hear this as often as possible. We
“We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.” - Mary Dunbar. Today, and every day, tell your children that their life has meaning and purpose, that they are unique and special, that they are important and make a difference, and that the world is a better place because they're in it. Tell them . . .
Dear Girls are lessons I've given to my children over the past 15 years to help them be happier & more grateful and to create their best lives. I'm posting them here for them and for you and for your children so that we can all have happier and more grateful children and be happier and more grateful ourselves; and so that we can all continue creating our best lives!