Category: Positive Mindset

Why Is This Slide Deck Worth $3,500?

I’ve been waiting to blog about this for a while now. I posted this on Twitter a few weeks back and wanted it to serve as a personal reminder. I’ve been an advocate of continuous self-improvement and have constantly advised professionals to read books, attend trainings, listen to podcasts and watch video tutorials. However, it’s […]

Christmas: A Season of Faith and Hope

 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 (King James Version) Christmas tree, by bassplayerdoc on Flickr As I watch my kids unwrap their Christmas presents, I can’t help but be emotional about the experience. There’s really something special about a family gathered under the Christmas […]

Gratitude and Thanksgiving – In All Circumstances

“Be thankful in all circumstances” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (New Living Translation) Today, and every second Monday of October, Canada is celebrating Thanksgiving Day. Wikipedia traces the roots of Thanksgiving to the celebration to give thanks for a good harvest. Most of us find it easy to be thankful when good things happen – getting that job […]

The Power of a Smile

I was renewing my driver’s license in Manila, Philippines two weeks ago and learned a very important lesson. The renewal process was quite efficient with all the information necessary to renew one’s driver’s license posted on billboards inside the office. The staff were very helpful and know exactly what they were doing. It took much […]