Bounce-Back Women Appreciate Their Sisters

This week’s Thought From Penny comes from my wonderful speaker-friend and Bounce Back Buddy, Jane Jenkins Herlong’s blog. “On a hot, humid summer day, a young wife sat on the porch drinking sweet tea and visiting with her mother. As they talked about life, about marriage and about the responsibilities and the obligations of adulthood, her mother swirled the ice     read more

When Things Go Wrong…

How do you respond to unwanted change and setbacks? How you answer that question determines the long-term result of your setback and ability to bounce-back. When things go wrong we have a choice to make. We can choose to respond with fear or We can choose to respond with faith.   Fear makes us run, deny there is a problem     read more

Basement & Balcony People

Have you ever noticed how some people celebrate your success while others resent it?  I have heard these two types of people described as being “balcony people” and “basement people.” “Balcony people” have a positive outlook on life and high self-esteem.  They are the people who cheer you on, encourage you to reach higher and applaud your victories! They want     read more