101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #32– Don’t take your life for granted


One of the things I admire most about my oldest and dearest friend, Edna, is that she has never taken her life for granted. In fact, she usually seems shocked at how she could have ended up with this great life, wonderful kids and grand kids, a good husband, the ability to travel, and pretty … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #32– Don’t take your life for granted

Mental Yoga Week #10: Learn to say “Thank You” in 10 different languages


Your first question might be “Why?” Saying “Thank you” is a way to express gratitude.  An attitude of Gratitude puts the world at your finger tips. Of course, it’s easy to cheat nowadays with the Internet.  I just typed in “thank you in German” and got About 35,300,000 results in 0.16 seconds.  Not much of … More Mental Yoga Week #10: Learn to say “Thank You” in 10 different languages

“Jury Duty in Bexar County: Reasons to be Grateful for the Experience”


Finally, the night before jury duty, I decided to let  go of whining and complaining about the impending experience and just be my normal “go with the flow”  self.  Shocking as this confession may sound to some of you: After moving back to Texas in 1998, I had avoided jury duty for 11 years by … More “Jury Duty in Bexar County: Reasons to be Grateful for the Experience”