Happiness

The Road to Happiness

As I’m riding with my son on the way to take him to his first day of college, I’m dealing with a bevy of emotions. (Note: I’m pretty sure a …

The Truth Hidden in Mosquito Bites

It’s amazing how a tiny insect can cause such discomfort. But mosquitos also harbor a truth that’s worth discovering. A Lot of Fun Alex was a kid who had a …

It’s Your Life

Bon Jovi is a music superstar. When he sings, he fills a theater. But it wasn’t enough. To the surprise of many, he wanted to be an actor too. And …

You Always Get What You Settle For

Life is pretty simple: it’s hard. It will do what it can to take away from your hopes and dreams. So what are you going to do about it? Life …

This May Be Your Best Advice Today

You came here looking for advice.  I’m going to give it to you. How to Make a Huge Impact on Your Day You came here because you want to learn …

Is Convenience Killing Us? (or Why I Shovel Snow)

The other day someone ordered some snow with extra snow, a side of snow, and snow sprinkles for good measure. And I shoveled it with glee. Or actually, I shoveled …

The Unplanned Lesson from My Dad

My dad taught me a lot in life. There were several times he pulled me aside to share a particular piece of wisdom. Then there was the time it wasn’t …

Life Isn’t about Couches

Here’s an easy one to know, but a hard one to remember: life isn’t about coasting. It isn’t about taking it easy. But it should be about enjoying the ride. …

Do You Want Fairness or Do You Want to Be Happy?

Sometimes we want the world to be fair. Sometimes we want it so badly, we make ourselves miserable. So now I’m going to talk about my kids to make a …