Like the seasons the legacy you leave is a circle in time.
This is the first in a series of my seasonal poems for children. It is based on the style of a fairy tale or nursery rhyme, full of dragons and giants and children's imagination, but most of all their love of a scary tale.
Here in Maine we have stopped counting snowstorms. Even so, the beauty of a windy March morning is not lost on the longings for spring.
March in the countryside brings color and beauty to the gardens, fields and forest The little snowdrop waves to his friends.
When you you walk into any room people should look up and take note. If they do not now then you you must build your self confidence and build on your personal successes.
How many times did you say SORRY yesterday? I am sure that if you counted every time you used the word you would be surprised how high the count actually is. Once you are conscious of your usage it is then that you are able to do something about it.
When we suffer from the ups and downs in life. When we are up there is no feeling like it. When we are down we need a spark to get us going again. It is important to figure out what works for you.
Have you reached a crossroads? Do you not know how to make the next move? Don't worry you are not the only person to have faced this challenge. Sometimes we do have to ask someone else how to make the next step along the path.
Helping others is important. Volunteering helps you, your workplace, your community. You have to find what is right for you - most likely is doing something small for a group you know closely.
Sometime we encounter people that can influence our lives that we do not like. When this occurs in a work situation then it can certainly lead to challenges.
The basis of this short series is a series of self helping, self improving, and even self satisfying steps. This is some of the reasons why this is so important.
Ever had a bad start to your day? Sure you have. We all have! Yet we all have the will and skill in order to turn it all around and yet do something worthwhile and meaningful with the day.
Slamming your work down on your boss's desk is hardly going to endear you to them is it. Neither is walking outwith a job incomplete. Some people seem to think that life is all about them, yet sometimes it is important to take the rough with the smooth.
We are approaching one quarter of the year. At some point it is necessary to review your original goals and perhaps start again.
We have all probably met a person in our life that we consider wise, but few consider themselves as being wise. Wisdom is certainly a worthy goal for anyone.
Not everything in your life is under your control. it is important for you to understand this and build it into your life plan. Every once in a while you need to look at where you are from a tough-love viewpoint.
In focusing on change in our live it is important to realise that negative things do happen from time to time, and it is all the more vital that we do not invite negativity into our lives. A positive focus is always more effective.
Losing control is something that can significantly impact how others view us. Act out of character and many people will question the person they knew up to this point.
Hypocrisy is possibly the worst trait people possess. Saying something when a specific person cannot hear us and turning round to be nice to that person is one aspect of our personalities that needs focus. This is part of an inspirational series of thoughts of the day by Peter B. Gibl...
Procrastination is the enemy of getting things done, or making any necessary decision.
Knowing your real goals helps you focus on the things that are important to YOU in life. Trouble is we have goals thrust upon us by others. It is time to re-think and understand what are your real goals.
What are you thankful for? I am sure there are a great many things that others have assisted you with. Today is an opportunity to thank even a small proportion of those that have assisted since the beginning of the year.
There are many reasons not to do something and often this includes the limits we face as an individual. Do these limits get in the way? Well they should not.
This series has been mainly focused on improving the mind and spiritual side of us, yet at the same time our physical well being is equally important to our programme of improvement.
As we get to mid-March the evenings in the northern hemisphere start to get lighter and this reveals a change in our mood and temperament. What better time to take some time for yourself?