I’m curious: do you have any energy vampires in your life? Anyone who, when they walk through the door, you secretly want to hide under the table? Or who, if you see them on caller-display, you have to consciously decide whether you want to pick up the phone? They’re the kind of people who, when […]
Whose Pain Is It Anyway?
“All criticism is borne of someone else’s pain.” Native American Indian saying Sometimes people do stuff that’s really unacceptable. Yes, there’s a sliding scale so ‘unacceptable’, but it’s still not ok. It’s our tendency to retaliate in some way – perhaps by behaving unkindly or even doing something nasty to them. It’s easy to hold […]
Whose Sunshine Are You Stealing?
Today’s Daily Sunshine quote comes from Julia Moss Seton: “We have no more right to put our discordant states of mind into the lives of those around us and rob them of their sunshine and brightness then we have to enter their houses and steal their silverware.“ How often do we accidentally end up spreading […]