Posts Tagged ‘ How to Stop Worrying and Start Living ’

Day 819. I was so tired I fell asleep… on the floor.

July 8, 2013
Day 819.  I was so tired I fell asleep… on the floor.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 819.  Friday, June 21, 2013 We went to dinner after the dance party.  I felt my color come back as I ate. I figured I’d be energized to go to the gym afterwards. I returned home from the restaurant around midnight.  Technically I could go to…

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Day 814. Create happiness for others.

July 8, 2013
Day 814.  Create happiness for others.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 814.  Sunday, June 16, 2013 Liz:  “Smiling Daffodil, try on the dress I bought you!” The moment I slipped on the dress I knew it didn’t fit.  I was able to zip it up but I couldn’t breath.  I carefully walked into the living room to…

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Day 798. How to make someone’s day memorable. – Bonus Story

June 8, 2013
Day 798.  How to make someone’s day memorable.  – Bonus Story

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 798. Friday, May 31, 2013 – Bonus Story Todd led me out to the dance floor—near the stage where the band was performing.  We were not hidden among the crowd—you could easily spot us—and there weren’t many people dancing. Dancing in public settings is still new…

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Day 778. You become what you focus on.

May 12, 2013
Day 778.  You become what you focus on.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 778.  Saturday, May 11, 2013 It was dinner time and I hadn’t heard from my friend.  I wasn’t sure if we were going to have dinner together after all.  Rather than wait or wonder I decided to call and ask. James:  “Yes, I’m still at the…

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Day 767. Instead of reacting immediately in an angry way try keeping busy.

May 1, 2013
Day 767.  Instead of reacting immediately in an angry way try keeping busy.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 767.  Tuesday, April 30, 2013 I was fuming and sadly it was too late to talk to anyone.  It was after 10 pm.  Posting a public statement on my Facebook page was rather tempting.  Or perhaps I could post a subtle photo that hammered the message…

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Day 752. Rest before you get tired.

April 20, 2013
Day 752.  Rest before you get tired.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 752.  Monday, April 15, 2013 All I could think about today was returning to the gym. Smiling Daffodil:  “Charlie, do you think I’m healthy enough?” Charlie:  “Start out doing something easy.” I looked at Charlie, “I’m all or nothing.  I intend to do an hour and…

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Day 720. Proof it’s a good idea to focus on others.

March 15, 2013
Day 720.  Proof it’s a good idea to focus on others.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 720.  Thursday, March 14, 2013 Dana:  “Smiling Daffodil, would you mind being in charge of pictures at the baby shower?” Smiling Daffodil:  “Oh what fun!  I’m on it!” I arrived in the break room for Carla’s baby shower with a camera around my neck.  I placed my…

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Day 97. A method you can implement to help you “count your blessings – not your troubles”

July 2, 2011
Day 97.  A method you can implement to help you “count your blessings – not your troubles”

365 Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 97.  Friday, July 1, 2011 I was driving home from work—I was mentally drained.  Half the staff took the day off today since it’s the Friday leading to the 4th of July weekend. Those of us that had to work had a busy day.  I had…

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Day 94. I was enthusiastic over a hotdog….

June 28, 2011
Day 94.  I was enthusiastic over a hotdog….

365 Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 94.  Tuesday, June 28, 2011 This morning my associate asked me to photograph a holiday table runner. (if you’re not in to decorating—a table runner is a linen you would place on a table for decoration). My specialty is photographing butterflies, spiders, flowers—basically anything in nature.  …

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Day 89: San Quentin, rotting fish and Dale Carnegie’s principle– “don’t fuss about trifles.”

June 23, 2011
Day 89: San Quentin, rotting fish and Dale Carnegie’s principle– “don’t fuss about trifles.”

365 Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 89.  Wednesday, June 22, 2011 Last week I noticed one of my blog posts appeared when someone used a search engine.  This was not unusual.  But the phrase that the person used was unusual.  Someone typed the phrase:  “Why can’t you wear jeans at San Quentin?” …

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