Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and … Continue reading Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND, THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD

When we listen to understand others, rather than with the intent to reply, we begin true communication and relationship building. Opportunities to then speak openly and to be understood come much more naturally and easily. Seeking to understand takes consideration; seeking to be understood takes courage. Effectiveness lies in balancing the two.    -Stephen R. CoveyYears … Continue reading SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND, THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD