Jun 20 2017

Resilience

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Resilience: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness   Scale of 1 to 10. 1 is low, 10 is high Where do you put yourself for “resiliency”? And what number would best serve you for what’s going on in your life these days?   For myself, I find it interesting where I “have” resilience

May 23 2017

Paul Kalanithi, Lucy Kalanithi, Thank you.

posted by Nancy Milton in Book Review, Living Fundamentals

  At some point last year, the book When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi was recommended to me as a ‘good read’.  I’m not sure if I knew the book premise when I pick up my special hold from the library.  I just started reading.  The memoir captures Paul’s experience through his terminal cancer

May 8 2017

Stomp out the Elephant in the Room

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Uncategorized

I am feeling very fortunate I got sent this video of Sheryl Sandberg being interviewed recently by Ellen DeGeneres. One of the better under 6 minute videos I have ever seen, because we REALLY get to hear from the person getting interviewed.   The reason I am sharing this interview with you:  I learned tips

Apr 25 2017

Talk about Issues before they are Issues

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication, Living Fundamentals, Uncategorized

A good friend taught me to “Talk about issues before they are issues” with my kids.  She said to bring things up early on, and make it open for conversation.  Then when they are actually faced with the situation, it will be familiar territory.   This “pre-talk” might include talking through expectations, prepare them for disappointments,

Apr 11 2017

Forgiveness

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Wikipedia tells me Forgiveness is the intentional and voluntary process by which a victim undergoes a change in feelings and attitude regarding an offense, let’s go of negative emotions such as vengefulness, with an increased ability to wish the offender well.   However, the tips and “how to list” was not listed below the definition…