At work we have a Toast Masters group that meets everything Wednesday at lunchtime. I'm not a part of it, but my direct boss, Mark, is. Each time they meet they try to get everyone to be involved. Yesterday it was Mark's turn to share the "Inspiration of the Day". Since he was super busy yesterday, he asked if I could help him find that inspiration.
I Googled "inspiration of the day" and found one really neat site . It seems like this guy writes some inspiring words for each day. Here's one that I liked:
SmileThere's a simple, easy step you can take that will exert a positive, powerful influence in a variety of situations. That simple act is a genuine smile from the heart.
Smile, and not only does it improve your appearance, it improves all of you. Smile, and you cannot avoid being more positive toward life.
Smile as you speak, and your voice will be more confident,
enthusiastic and convincing. Even when you're talking over the phone and the person at the other end can't see you, a smile adds noticeable value to the conversation.
Give a smile to others, and you instantly improve the quality
of each encounter. Smile to yourself, and new positive possibilities come clearly into view.
A smile costs you nothing, and yet it can bring so very
much. Take a look around, and you'll see that the most successful and fulfilled people are those who smile the most.
Even when you can't think of a reason to smile, smile anyway. Smile, and you'll surely create plenty of good reasons.
-- Ralph Marston
It has now been saved to my favorites and I'll try to take a look at it every now and then.