Category: Personal growth

The thrill of facing fear

I am an introvert. That means this isn’t my natural habitat. For years, I wished I could be more outgoing because if nothing else, it would come in handy during networking events. When I came to terms with being an introvert, I allowed myself to opt-out of opportunities. I turned down an offer early in my career to speak at a community… Read more →

Feel good about saying no when you need to

I’m often asked to give a dollar, spare change or a few hours of my time. I enjoy giving, and there are so many ways to give. I volunteer my time throughout the year to a few organizations. A friend of mine recently had her very first book published, and I donated a copy of it to the local library yesterday. There, at the library,… Read more →

5 reasons to send people glitter

The concept of shipping glitter to your enemies surfaced recently, and it was a brilliant idea. Orders at the short-lived ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com were quickly suspended after its unexpected popularity. It specialized in “shipping glitter to enemies you hate” in envelopes with carefully placed notes explaining the occasion. Your enemies and your friends do need glitter. I need glitter. We need glitter in the… Read more →