Jul 16 2017

Option B

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

May 10th I blogged a book I had recently heard about titled Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.     I started and finished the book this week. It was that good. It’s a book I recommend for anyone.  Literally. The insights, the how-tos, the connect better as a human being; I feel

Jun 27 2017

Gratitude. 150 years of it

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Canada has a birthday coming up. It’s a big one.  150 years big. And as I think about how fortunate I am to live in a country I have such pride for and love, I think about the importance of feeling gratitude. For those Canadians reading this – Happy Canada Day!  I call you forth

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

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…

Apr 4 2017

Broken, Real, In–Progress living

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

At a book club meeting, we were discussing themes from our most recent read, The Alchemist. One of the chat topics was “falling down 7 times, and getting up 8 times”.  We pondered, individually, if we have been doing this in our life to date – what it has given us and what it has