Sometimes all it takes is a loving grandson.
So what can you do to move up the pyramid and get to a point where you are thriving instead of simply surviving? I've broken it down into five steps:
What's one of your biggest fears? Spiders maybe? Public speaking? Annual performance reviews?Let's say it's snakes. Many people are terrified of snakes. Picture one now in your mind. Now imagine that you are being asked to stand next to the snake.
On Super Bowl Sunday 2002, my husband didn't wake up. He died of a heart attack in his sleep. I was devastated. I became a suddenly single mom, left to raise my six-year-old and eleven-year-old sons, while managing a demanding career.
If learning from someone who has walked there before us is the heart of kindred, then giving back is its soul. And thriving should be a goal of each and everyone one of us.