Tag: PamHorton.Life

Do you need more sleep?

I saw this meme last month and knew it would be my next news/blog. While I can definitely agree with some of this quote (like our souls are tired & we need to wake up and live), I don’t agree that our bodies are not tired, or that we don’t need more sleep. Sleep is…
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Follow Me! Little girls and leadership

I heard a little girl on the playground joyfully shout, “follow me!” And they did.  I said to a co-worker, “That girl is a leader.” There are certain qualities a leader needs to have. Some of which include: Honesty, Listening, and Helping others grow. A Forbes Magazine article mentioned that, “Women often need to prove…
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October is World Bullying Prevention Month

There is quite a lot of information being presented to students and is even a Bully Awareness DAY.  One day, when all the students wore the same color for unity in a cause, I witnessed a child (in a blue shirt) sitting alone, against a wall with his books.  I got to wondering what the…
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Daddies and Daughters

I overheard a little girl, 8-10ish, say, “Thank you, Daddy.”  I looked over to see her holding a beautiful bouquet of purple flowers that went very well with her purple dress.  Then she went on to say where she would put them in the house, etc.  I couldn’t help it – I looked at the…
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Do you bring cranky home?

Are you energized and excited about going to work each day or is your job just a means to an end, something you have to do to pay the bills?  What a bummer it must be to get up and go to a job you hate, with people who annoy you, with a negative attitude…
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About Forgiveness

Forgiveness can be a tough pill to swallow, but swallow it you must. There are many books written about this topic. Pam has a chapter in her book, The Decision to CHANGE, dedicated to forgiveness.  It’s an important topic. When you are harboring anger, bitterness, and/or hatred inside yourself, it can literally eat you up. …
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The tiresome cycle of busy

Jane Austen once wrote, “Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” It’s true, you know.  When we get too busy our priorities can tend to go awry.  Then our relationships begin to suffer. Have you noticed that when you have a lot to do, you spend less time with the people you love? …
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Forgotten Woods

Being big into genealogy and family history, I started writing a historical fiction a few years back.  People have been asking me how it’s coming, and to tell the truth, I had put it on a shelf and forgotten about it.  After people asking about its progress, I thought it was time to get it…
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In times of Turmoil, try these tips

In times of Turmoil, try these tips These days we seem to be experiencing new turmoil every time we turn around. Not to be specific but we’ve had Political unrest Social unrest Racial unrest Global unrest Global pandemic surges Natural disasters Military maneuvers And that’s on a general level, saying nothing about what turmoil you…
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Inconvenient

How often do we choose not to do something because it is inconvenient? I am currently dealing with some dental issues that are very inconvenient. Yet, I know the trouble will be worth it in the end.  But let’s not make this about me. I hope you all have come to the same conclusion when…
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