Be Positively Intentional

Be Positively Intentional

I woke up with a heavy heart one morning not too long ago.  I rarely watch violent television or movies.  But a few months back, I caught an episode or two of a popular drama with some especially vicious scenes.

Now, months later, a savage character from the show appeared in my dream, triggering a raging heartbeat and automatic muscle constriction.

As you can imagine, it took awhile to fall back to sleep.  When I woke in the morning, these thoughts arose:

  • “This world is hopeless.”
  • “Why do we allow writers, producers, and advertisers to imagine such a grotesque world and undesirable future for us?”
  • “Why do people find violence entertaining, so much so they’re willing to spend millions of dollars to watch it?”

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Do You Know Your Personality Type?

Honor Your Personality Type

Whatever the circumstances of your life, the understanding of type can make your perceptions clearer, your judgments sounder, and your life closer to your heart’s desire.”  – Isabel Briggs Myers

I’ve finally learned how to optimize my strengths, improve on my weaknesses, and enjoy my quirks by getting to know my personality type.  But first, I suffered far too many years from “square peg-round hole syndrome.”

I initially took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator – a highly popular personality test – on a lark in my early adult years.  But I didn’t let the results penetrate my thinking, decision-making, or life choices.

Instead, I embarked on a career as a non-profit director, a choice far better suited for an extrovert, I feel.  I constantly dodged all the extroverted demands of the work like public speaking and networking and stumbled through others like team leadership.  Although my actual skill set applied to selected elements of the work, I often felt ill-at-ease, knowing I wasn’t fully living up to the desired expectations.

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Great Links for a Good Life {03.08.15}

Dew - Great Links for a Good Life

Welcome to my occasional collection of exceptional posts from around the web, inspiring resources to help you live the best possible life, and sometimes a book or two.  Enjoy!

I hope you find something here that brightens your day and inspires you heart! I would love to hear which articles resonated for you. 

And, if you have a moment, please help me by sharing the goodness on your favorite social media sites.  I appreciate your support.

Be happy, be well!  With love, Sandra