Archive for January, 2010

Practice Random Acts of Kindness – How it can be done

January 23, 2010

Behaviors are contagious. Have you ever noticed that if you experience one bad thing, your whole day turns sour? The same is true in case of experiencing one good thing. Good feelings linger on. Happy people spread more happiness. So, how can you get more of this in your life? Easy…  Practice Random Acts of Kindness.  Kindness releases a happy drug effect in our bodies. Start looking for ways you can help out and “be kind”.  By being kind when people least expect it, it triggers a wave of gratitude and happiness in both the giver and receiver. Take a…

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Daily Affirmations – The power of the “I” Statements

January 23, 2010

I have used daily affirmations for years through my little glass stone magnets. I must admit that when I first started using them, they seemed kind of silly. I would smirk when I would see or say out loud… “I am unique and amazing”. Perhaps it was because I didn’t truly believe it… although I knew I wanted to.  Or perhaps because it felt really self indulgent. We are told to never think of ourselves first, and to make sure we always think of others. As years have past, I have become more of who I was always meant to…

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Personal Statement – What do you stand for?

January 18, 2010

A perfect post to bring in the new year… Now I have been business for many years, so I have also had a business mission statement. But more recently, I have realized that not only do I need a business one, I need a personal one. So, whether you are in business or not, have you ever thought about a personal mission statement? What is your reason for getting out of bed every morning? Do you jump out to face the day, or crawl deeper into the sheets groaning? Ideally, you should wake up with a new zest to start…

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Avatar- How this movie is helping to Color the Universe :)

January 5, 2010

So, I normally don’t write about movies in my blog. In fact, I normally don’t see movies in the theatre either. With a 1 and 2 year old, I usually wait for most movies to go to DVD. But, I knew that Avatar couldn’t wait. How does Avatar find its place into my Color the Universe Blog? Well, for one, James Cameron is an inspirational director, writer and creator of this movie. I am constantly drawn to visionaries that are able to see their dreams come alive before the rest of the world has caught up to do the same….

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