How To Stay Positive in a Sea of Negativity?

Good question. How does one stay positive in a sea of negativity? After all, there are plenty of things to be angry, scared and fearful about. I would love to cite the latest news story; however, it's more likely to distract than help. Yet, a clue is already given in the last statement. I will … Continue reading How To Stay Positive in a Sea of Negativity?

Are You Afraid of Negativity?

How do you react when someone says something, negative about what you are doing? Each person has a gift in certain areas of their lives. For me, I have a gift for writing; however, my singing is a different story.  What about you? Does it bother me, if someone says something about my singing skill? … Continue reading Are You Afraid of Negativity?

How Do We Edify One Another?

What comes to mind, when you hear the word, "edify"? Is it just a kind word? How about a positive pep talk? Would you think of  constructive criticism?  Is there more to edifying someone than a kind word or compliments. Though a kind word can go a long way; an apt answer or a constructive word can … Continue reading How Do We Edify One Another?

Dealing With Negativity: What’s Your Perspective?

One day, a friend shared an interesting comment. "It's just a hobby," says my friend. My friend was referring Inspiration Point. "How so?", I asked. The response was hardly pleasant or encouraging. Sadly, I've had similar conversations with this person. He simply doesn't see the value of the work done on this blog. How shall … Continue reading Dealing With Negativity: What’s Your Perspective?

Dealing With Negativity – Overcoming A Fear of Criticism

When I created a video called "The Emperor's New Clothes: After the Parade", I felt a need to share my own personal story. I could identify with the Emperor's staff. As a kid, I struggled with a fear of negative criticism. For me, it seems all criticisms were the same--DESTRUCTIVE. It was so intense, I … Continue reading Dealing With Negativity – Overcoming A Fear of Criticism