Tag: optimism

  • An Attitude of Gratitude

    An early mentor was a big believer in the power of positive thinking. He’d thoroughly researched positivity, often spoke on the topic, and developed a program on the subject for the Kentucky extension service. His sage advice and practical suggestions for fostering a positive attitude have stayed with me and served me well over the…

  • The Upside of My Vision Issues

    Advanced Macular Degeneration (AMD) prevents me from seeing like¬†I could¬†twenty years ago. It’s like looking at the world through smudged up glasses. The big picture — what things are and where they are located, for example — is still clear, but the smudge obscures anything I focus on. Bellyachin’ won’t help me see better or…