You can’t control all the events that will happen to you in life, but you can choose how to react to the things that do. If you perform poorly on your algebra test, you have two options: You can complain that the test was too hard, that you are not a “math-person” and that your […]
The invisible backpack
Everybody has a story. Positive and negative memories.
We carry with us many of the experiences in an invisible backpack. Some people carry a heavier backpack than others. It is impossible to tell how heavy somebody’s burden is just by looking at a person.
Be naïve in a positive sense when you meet people for the first time. Always believe the better of them. You might be wrong or disappointed, but you will be wrong more often if you constantly believe the worst of people. If you always search for the best in others, you’ll somehow also bring forward the best in yourself.
Never underestimate the difference you can make in the lives of others. Step forward, reach out and offer to help. This week reach out to somebody who might need a lift.