happiness is the key to success

Is Success the Key to Happiness or Vice Versa?

By Michele Hartley / January 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

success meme – albert schweizer quote

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Without Music, Life Would Be a Mistake

By Michele Hartley / January 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

Music affects emotions, thought, social experiences and intelligence. Music is in each of us.

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The Prayer of an Unknown Confederate Soldier

By Michele Hartley / December 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Prayer of an Unknown Soldier. Gratitude expressed by an unknown soldier-life gives us opportunities and being grateful is a gift.

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Kermit and the Rainbow Connection

Kermit the Frog’s Rainbow Connection – Happy Songs

By Michele Hartley / December 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sometimes you just need something to lift you up – to put you in one of those light-hearted moods that were the earmarks of childhood.

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Famous Failures – Inspiration for Success

By Michele Hartley / December 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

Excerpt from the book SEEBEDO- See it! Be it! Do it!. Failure is not the opposite of success; it is part of success.  You only fail if you do not try.  If you try and fail, you will be in the company of some of the most successful people in history. Winston Churchill lost every…

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Growing Older-When I am Old I Shall Wear Purple

By Michele Hartley / December 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Growing older doesn’t have to mean settling or giving in. I have always loved the poem, Warning, by Jenny Joseph – it sums up a very positive attitude for growing older – I am running out to buy that red hat right now!

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friendship walk with a friend

Walk With a Friend

By Michele Hartley / December 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

I would rather walk alone with a friend…

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Albert EInstein Facts and Quotes

55 Great Albert Einstein Quotes

By Michele Hartley / December 7, 2018 / 0 Comments

Albert Einstein quotes to inspire and motivate.

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Never forget the power of live

Never Forget the Power of Love

By Michele Hartley / December 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

The power of love is phenomenal – never forget now important your loved ones are in your life.

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Dr. Suess Sums It Up – Oh The Places You’ll Go!

By Michele Hartley / December 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

I love children’s books – especially Dr. Suess who resonants with so many of us.  He teaches optimism, tolerance, and so many wonderful lessons in his books.  This video rendition by Burning Man of Oh, the Places You’ll G0 is a great inspirational view.   Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great…

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Peace and Happiness

By Michele Hartley / December 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Gratitude, love, peace, and joy are the greatest gifts in the world. The sum total of these four things is success and happiness. It starts inside and blossoms the more we love and accept ourselves. – Michele Hartley

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Blueberry Girl – Prayer for Our Daughters

By Michele Hartley / November 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

A lot of the greatest inspiration comes from the simplest stories, from childhood boks and stories, this short video by Neil Gaiman, is one such story. It is a beautiful reminder to all of us that have daughters or have ever been daughters, worth remembering and repeating.

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Kindergarten Lessons

Lessons from Kindergarten

By Michele Hartley / November 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

Sometimes it’s good to remember those things we were taught as small children, they still hold true today! All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the…

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Grant me serenity


By Michele Hartley / November 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

  “Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity.” ― Lao Tzu

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