Appreciate Me!

One of my friends was telling me a story about her 4-year old daughter.  They were at a store and my friend was looking through the racks of clothes when her daughter kept calling her name. “Mommy… mommy… mommy…” My friend casually said “yeah?” but kept looking through the racks. So her daughter, clearly annoyed…

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I Want You to Be a Thermostat

I was at a conference once and the presenter said, “I want you to be a thermostat.  Not a thermometer.” He then stopped talking.  The room was quiet as everyone tried to digest what in the heck this guy was talking about. We were pretty sure he wasn’t crazy.  He was a Harvard graduate that…

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This Feels Really Good…

One of the feelings I love the most is feeling accomplished.  Like when I cross off a bunch of stuff from my To Do list, or when I start a new house project and actually finish it. There’s a sense of pride.  It’s knowing that I did the work and the reward is worth it.…

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