Three Essential Skills

Three Essential Skills by Sina Marasco DTM Eastern Division Director, District 73 I came across a post by Sina Marasco tonight and it caught my attention – Three Essential Skills – all of which can be learned in Toastmasters.  Effective communication, Evaluation and Planning. “Here are three essential skills I wish I had learnt at school… Continue reading Three Essential Skills

It’s Over, Now What?

Thank you for following along with me for the “30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge! With any luck, you’ve learned a few things about yourself that you didn’t know before. Hopefully, you’ve gained some insights into your relationships, and rejoiced for all that’s good and right and beautiful. Hopefully, you’re learning to… Continue reading It’s Over, Now What?

Appreciate Your Friends

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 30. Be Grateful for Friends On the last day of our 30-Day Positivity Challenge, we will simply appreciate our friends. What is it about certain people that makes you want to have them as a friend? Do you keep a “collection” of people that… Continue reading Appreciate Your Friends

Protecting Our Planet

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 28: In Awe of Our Precious Planet The planet where we exist is a miracle. Do you feel blessed to be alive on this miraculous Eden that teems with life… Mother Earth? It’s easy to forget how bizarre and wondrous our existence on this… Continue reading Protecting Our Planet

Make Beautiful Music

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 26. Beautiful Music Makes Life Worth Living Do you ever find yourself breaking out into song in the middle of the day? Do you have a song playing in your mind right now? What is it? Do you enjoy hearing this melody? Do the… Continue reading Make Beautiful Music

Appreciating Different Cultures

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 25. Appreciating Other Cultures On Day 24 of our 30 Days of Positivity Challenge, we explored the beauty of people who come from different backgrounds. Today, let’s take this concept a step further and delve into appreciation for other cultures. Groups and classifications are… Continue reading Appreciating Different Cultures

Celebrating Differences

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 24. Celebrating Beautiful Differences People are beautiful in all their stark honesty. Some folks think that differences are bad. But all beautiful things in nature are one-of-a-kind. Think of snowflakes and fingerprints. No two are alike. The past few years have brought a lot… Continue reading Celebrating Differences

What is Your Life’s Work?

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 23. Happy About Your Life’s Work Do you know what your life’s work is? Some people know exactly what they were born to do. But others never find out. Your life’s work doesn’t have to be a tremendous series of high achieving accomplishments. In… Continue reading What is Your Life’s Work?

Food For The Soul

“30 Days to a More Optimistic You” Positivity Challenge – Day 21. Ode to the Bountiful Harvest Here’s something to be grateful for no matter what the season- the bountiful harvest. If you always have food on your plate, plenty of choices in the fridge, and a full, satiated belly, don’t take it for granted.… Continue reading Food For The Soul