Bringing More Good Into Your Life

Be Thankful   Be thankful that you don’t already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to?   Be thankful when you don’t know something. For it gives you the opportunity to learn.   Be thankful for the difficult times. During those times you grow.   Be thankful for your limitations, because they give you opportunities for improvement.   Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character.   Be thankful for your mistakes – they will teach you valuable lessons.   Be thankful when you’re tired and weary, because it means you’ve made a difference.   It is easy to be thankful for the good things. A life of rich fulfillment comes … continue reading

I still feel guilty sometimes when I take time off to relax and play …

I still feel guilty sometimes when I take time off to relax and play . . .   When I launched my photography business, 30 years ago, I didn’t have a clue about work/life balance.  Never even heard the term until years later. I threw myself into the business and loved every minute of it.  Worked in my home office, marketing and doing paperwork, all week long, then went out to photograph weddings and families on the weekends. And I did that for 15 years until my body gave out and I was forced to slow down.  Ahhhh… Gradually I learned to take Fridays off and one week of vacation each year.  I still vividly remember the first time we landed in Hawaii and stepped … continue reading