Gratitude: I love you, nose!

“You’re entering the second phase of healing.” These comforting words were from my surgeon, who two weeks earlier had given me a “nose job”. This was my second post-op appointment. It was that term “second phase” that fooled me. He didn’t explain what that would be...

New Year’s Offers a Second Chance to Improve Your Life

I love second chances and, in my mind, New Year’s gives me one. It’s so appealing to start fresh, getting another chance to make life easier. This is the part I love: If your life is grand already, you can hope that it continues or maybe tweak it to make it even...

Starting the Day With Good Vibes

My experiment this week is working and I’m excited. I’m trying something new by spending the first five minutes of the day thinking about good stuff. Instead of letting my mind do whatever IT wants, I’ve been giving it something else to do: make a list of three things...