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Stop and Smell the Flowers

There are many variants of the quote, “Stop and smell the flowers”. Interestingly it is a misquote of advice from the golfer Walter Hagen that appeared in the 1956 book “TheWalter Hagen Story”. The original quote from the book was: You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry. Don’t worry. And be sure to smell the […]

Vulnerability the Root of All Evil?

There are many societies around the world where showing vulnerability demonstrates that you are weak.  In this TED talk a Brene Brown,”Researcher Storyteller”, unlocks what makes us joyous, fulfilled, and happy.   She has a rich vocabulary and tremendous capacity to illustrate her words, leaving you with a sense of deep understanding in the human […]

Unknown

Dancing Dragon   Dance as though no one is watching you. Love as though you have never been hurt before. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth.

Take Time To Be Yourself

This is my absolute favorite Dr. Seuss quote.  You are unique and when you embrace that uniqueness you will find that it is easier to shine.  So peel away the layers of other people’s expectations and shine today!! Embrace your uniqueness.  Time is much too short to be living someone else’s life. 

Jennifer Kettlewell

In Japan there is a calling out of good luck in a sense, “Ganbatte Kudasai.”  Simply translated it means “Please do your best.” Find your dragon and by doing your best you will conquer it!  Find the biggest and scariest thing that is holding you back.  Face your dragon and conquer your success.  The dragon […]

Another Year

Today’s dragon is a birthday dragon! Funny to think about death on one’s birthday, but mortality is a fact of life.   However, the ancient Egyptians had a beautiful belief about death. When their souls got to the entrance to heaven, the guards asked two questions. The answers determined whether the person was able to […]

Ann Reed

It is always important to take a moment to evaluate self and how you reflect into the world. Whatever you do in this life, take time to sit quietly and let the world tell you what it needs from you.  Take a moment to honestly understand what your gifts are — you have them.