No one is immune from adversity or personal setbacks. We all look for sources of inspiration to help carry us through. In my counseling office, I often use Paul McCartney’s story behind these three little words to a song as inspiration to others. It may not quite be inspirational, but it definitely will bring more peace to your life. What is the song and how might it bring more peace to your life? It’s just 3 simple words.
Everyone loves a kind, uncomplaining, sympathetic, cheerleader of a friend and that’s you, sweet enchantress. People don’t love us because we are successful in our carers. They love us for how we make them feel when they are with us. Learn these winning ways to gain respect and love.
A client of mine was in Alaska visiting family. She and her two boys, ages four and two, were in a hotel room. In the hotel, the boys were playing around a dresser. On top of the dresser was a TV, which was quite heavy in those days. All of a sudden the boys knocked the TV down off the dresser.
It’s graduation time, which means commencement speeches. I had more fun listening to commencement speeches at my daughter’s high school graduation than I ever did at any college graduation. The high school commencement talks were more creative and less about trying to sound smart. Bill Gates’ speech, love him or hate him, comes pretty close to hitting home on what he said at a high school talk about the 11 things they did not learn in school.