“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations”. -Charles R. Swindoll, American writer and clergyman There is a Chinese symbol that apparently can be interpreted as either crisis or opportunity. Specifically, the symbol represents both...

"By choosing your thoughts, and by selecting which emotional currents you will release and which you will reinforce, you determine the quality of your Light. You determine the effects that you will have upon others, and the nature of the experiences of your life." ~ Gary...

"In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends." - John Churton Collins, 1848 -1908 English literary critic During tough economic times there are certain psychological commonalities that hold true - fear, cynicism, pessimism, self-doubt and life-style reversal. As in the past, they are...

"I see every thing I paint in the world, but everybody does not see alike.  To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun,  and a bag worn with the use of money as more beautiful proportions  than a vine...

"An individual's self-concept is the core of his personality. It affects every aspect of human behavior: the ability to learn, the capacity to grow and change. A strong, positive Self-image is the best possible preparation for success I life" - Dr. Joyce Brothers, American Psychologist...

"Hope is both the earliest and the most indispensable virtue inherent in the state of being alive. If life is to be sustained, hope must remain, even where confidence is wounded, trust impaired." -Erick H. Erickson I've recently noticed an odd, strange and unsettling wave of...

"Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; Mastering yourself is true power." -Lao Tzu, Chinese Taoist Philosopher "Know Thyself." The meaning of these two words are attributed to the Greek philosopher Socrates and inscribed in the forecourt of the Temple...