Changing Perspective Calms the Rage

Avoiding the subject of politics this week is tough for me. I’ve got it on my mind… a lot. However, in keeping with my blogging vow to uplift instead of bitch, I have no choice but to try and avert my attention to the “glass-is-half-full perspective. It ain’t easy,...

New Information = New Perspective

“The other offer on this house fell through when the buyers found out they needed flood insurance.” WHAT? This is what the agent said as he showed us this little neglected house….. that we were about to buy! The offhand comment came as the three of us were...

It’s Exciting to Change Your Mind

I love changing my mind. It usually means a new point of view has filtered in. New information means new decisions, and it’s fun to discover you “never thought of it that way before.”   This weekend is the Super Bowl, and I’m about to embrace what I’ve pretty...

Stopping Your Runaway Brain Train

It’s no secret in my family — I’m the worrier. I often get caught up in thoughts that carry me away to unnecessary sadness or concern. The pondering, the speculating, and the exaggeration that goes on is criminal AND, mostly futile. A friend has saved my life recently...