To watch Gunther in action, you'd think he hates the vacuum. I mean, he really HATES the vacuum. But the truth is, he doesn't hate it at all. When the vacuum is off, he leaves it alone. Sure, he watches it closely, waiting to see if it'll fire up, but he's pretty mild-mannered otherwise. Turn the vacuum on, however, and Gunther becomes a savage ... Continue Reading »
Don't Think Naked!
Have you ever gotten so caught up in fear that you reacted without thinking and ended up actually causing a bad thing to happen, that never would have happened, if only you had just been able to get a grip on your emotions? Fear can distort your perception of reality as fast as standing in front of a Fun House mirror. If not handled properly, fear ... Continue Reading »
Sometimes, you just have to shout out and be heard, but is it to take up a passionate cause, or to avoid having to listen? [Thanks to the wave of new followers, we're re-publishing a few of the earlier favorite posts for the newcomers who may have missed them. Encore!] Winston Churchill said, "Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; ... Continue Reading »
Every decision you make is a reflection of who you are. As you get dressed each day and prepare for the tasks ahead, do you take time to dress your mind, as well? Ever since Adam and Eve became the world's first fashion designers with their fig leaf haute couture, clothes have had a dual purpose: To protect your body from the elements and to ... Continue Reading »
You can always kill yourself. That’s your choice, alone. Just don’t kid yourself into thinking it’s your only choice, or that you're truly alone. Circumstances don't make your choices, you make them. If you can get to a phone, can email, or even text, you can choose to put that final option on a mental back shelf and map your way out of your dead ... Continue Reading »
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. - Margaret Mead We are all uniquely the same. Margaret Mead was a real SagaciDiva, a famous American anthropologist who spent her career studying human culture and helping us to see the many different ways that we are all just the same. Yet, there is this constant tug-of-war ... Continue Reading »