Taiwan’s Annual Show of Lights
Every year, beginning the 15th day of the lunar new year, Taiwan, China, as well as other countries with Chinese populations, celebrate Lantern Festival. A more than 2,200-year-old tradition beginning in the Han Dynasty, Lantern Festival is said to be a celebration of the first full moon of the lunar new year.… Read more
“It’s Groundhog Day… again.”
A few days ago, on February 2nd, was the annual observance of Groundhog Day in the U.S. and Canada. On this day, people gather and wait for a groundhog to emerge from his den and determine for us if we will have an early spring or six more weeks of winter.… Read more
When are you more likely to start something new? Is it at the start of a new year or a new month? Is it around your birthday? Do you feel more energized to make changes or start working toward new goals after the holidays or at the start of a particular season?… Read more
We all have our secret dreams, the ones we are too afraid to tell others about because we know they would just laugh or tell us we’re crazy. However, do you also laugh at yourself and tell yourself you’re crazy for having these dreams? Do you discount some of your dreams because you don’t think they’re worth the risk?… Read more
It’s scary taking risks. It’s easier to play it safe and not stick your neck out too far, but how does it feel? Is it fulfilling? Do you feel like you’re really achieving your potential?
Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone… Read more
When I was a kid, I used to read Choose Your Own Adventure books. I loved them, because you had options. You didn’t have to simply follow one plot line and arrive at a pre-written ending. Instead, you could make decisions at various points throughout the story that would affect the outcome of the character.… Read more
When you think about your life, do you feel like you are the master of your own destiny, or do you believe that you are following some pre-ordained plan? Do you spend more time thinking about how to find yourself, or do you spend time exploring new ways to create yourself?… Read more
What would you do if you were able to do all that you can? Are you even aware yet of all that you can do? Can you imagine it?
All That You Can Do… Read more
Sometimes we feel like we have to be in a certain place or at a certain level to start something. We have this fear that we’re not ready yet or that we haven’t learned or experienced enough to really be a help to others. However, the truth is, you already have everything you need, and you are ready to start now.… Read more
Does the idea of doing something different with your life or making a change scare you? Is there something that you’ve been wanting to do, but you feel like it’s too late to start pursuing it?
When One Door Closes…… Read more