Q-Tip 12/4/17

Happy Monday my friends, This is our last month of 2017 for Q-Tips and wanted today’s letter to reflect on the past and looking toward the future. STUDYING HISTORY “We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.” (Adalai E. Stevenson) We didn’t just arrive at this point in our lives; we have a history. What brought us to this place? What things did we do along the [...]

By |December 4th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 11/27/17

Happy Monday, Hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend. Here we are another month end and ready to start the last month of the year. We have been meeting now every Monday for almost a year. Seems like just yesterday we started our letters of encouragement. As we close November, as usual, our  inspiration comes from various authors and quotes. FROM POWER OF POSITIVITY: Stay strong. Even when it feels like everything is falling apart. A year from now, everything [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 11/20/17

Happy Monday All, As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday we tend to reflect on the things we are thankful for. Although I have many things to give thanks for, my family, health and job, to name a few, one of the things I am most thankful for are my friends. So this letter today is dedicated to you, my dear QSPAC family and friends. FRIENDSHIP “A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 11/13/17

Happy Monday My Friends, During our life we will encounter many challenges and changes, the key is are we open to them. How do we handle these situations. I hope today’s letter offers a little encouragement to help us achieve and accept the changes we may face in our life’s journey. CONSISTENCY“Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” (Oscar Wilde)“But we’ve always done it this way,” we complain when someone challenges us to make a change. But sometimes it’s good to [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 10/30/17

Happy Monday my friends, Here we are at another month end. It is a perfect fall day. Sun is shining, leaves are changing into beautiful autumn colors. The world seems to be smiling, so with today's words of inspiration I hope all of you will too. From POSITIVE OUTLOOKS We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of you past. Become the architect of your future. Sometimes when others make you feel like you are [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 10/23/17

Happy Monday my Friends,As we go through our daily lives, whether at home or at work, we may have had to depend on one another at one time or another so today’s message is about team work and the success that it brings. PLAYING AS A TEAM“The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 10/16/17

Good Morning my friend and Happy Monday, Here we are mid month again and time continues to fly by. What happened last week? What happened this time last month? Do you look back with fond, happy , positive memories? Or are you glad to close that chapter because it was not the best of times? If there were times of negativity then today’s letter should help you put all of that into perspective. BAD MEMORY “Happiness is good health [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 10/9/17

Happy Monday my dear friends, Every week I begin our letter with my dear friends, so I thought our message today should focus on just that. SHARING WITH FRIENDS “Friendship makes prosperity more shining and lessens adversity by dividing and sharing it.” (Cicero)   When something wonderful happens to us, it may not seem real until we can tell our friends about it. Their happiness for us deepens and intensifies our pleasure. When something bad happens to us, we search out [...]

By |October 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 10/2/17

Good Morning My friends, Happy October and fall. What a beautiful season we are starting, the air is crisp, leaves are starting to turn to some of the most beautiful colors imaginable. This leads me to our letter of motivation today. It is all about what we see and do and how we perceive things. CHANGING PERSPECTIVE “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” (James Lowell) What makes a weed different from a flower, except the [...]

By |October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 9/25/17

Happy Monday my friends, Here we are, another month end so our messages for today are various quotes but with the same ultimate encouragement on our path to being the special people we were meant to be. LILAC AND LAVENDAR: A person’s most useful asset is not a head full of knowledge but a heart full of love, an ear ready to listen and a hand willing to help. If you have the power to make someone happy, do [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 9/18/17

Happy Monday My Friends, Do you wake up some mornings and think, "OH NO, here I go again, another day, wonder what is going to happen today.” Thinking about the day ahead negatively?  But what if you were to wake up each morning and think, "what a great day this is going to be," instead. That first thought as you begin your day may change the entire outcome. Do you want to approach it in a good frame of [...]

By |September 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 9/11/17

Happy Monday My Friends, Today’s message is about a sense of accomplishment and one of the ways we can make this happen for ourselves. BEATING THE COMPETITION “Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” (William Faulkner) Sports has given us the concept of “personal best,” the idea that our most important competition is with ourselves. Can we do better today then we did yesterday? Can we do even better [...]

By |September 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 9/5/17

Happy Tuesday my friends, Hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend. Today’s message centers on a feeling we all encounter, but it’s how we deal with it that will make us stronger, healthier, happier and that better person we all strive to be. STAYING ANGRY “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned." (BUDDHA) People who hold grudges, who never stop talking [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 8/28/17

Good Morning and Happy Monday my Friends, Another month is almost over and school has begun in many areas. Incredible how time is flying by. Summer will soon be ending and one of the best seasons on the horizon. Fall signifies warmth, so I hope today’s inspirational notes create that same feeling in your hearts and souls as we approach a new month. From: (THE POWER OF POSITIVITY) When you focus on your problems, you will have more problems. [...]

By |August 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 8/21/17

Happy Monday my friends, We have been focusing our messages on changing our mental outlook  but we should not forget the changes also need to happen physically. Have you ever noticed that when you are not in the right frame of mind, you also do not feel well, and vice versa?  So our TIP today will center on taking care of our physical well being, as well as, our mental and spiritual. LAUGHTER “The most wasted of all days [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 8/14/17

Happy Monday My Friends, Our Q-tips have been a mixture of many types of encouragement and positivity. Some on a lighter note and others not so much.  Today’s words are once again on that deeper level of awareness. CRITICISM “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” (Henry Ford) We spend a lot of time knocking others for what they have done wrong without offering much in the way of useful ideas ourselves. Problems need solutions. We may not have the [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 8/7/17

Good Morning My Friends, As we begin this month of August we have 2 messages towards our goal of positivity. MISTAKES/SUCCESS SELF-DISCLOSURE “If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.: (Virginia Woolf) When we recognize our own flaws-and our own strengths-and can share them with others, we have more credibility when we assess the flaws and strengths of those around us. In fact, we have more credibility in all that we [...]

By |August 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 7/31/17

Happy Monday My Friends, I would like to open our month end special Q-Tip with a message from “Power of Positivity” Goodbye July, Hello August, Please be a good month and bring smiles and happiness to my family and friends. From “The Essence of Life” Life is about balance. Be kind but don’t let people abuse you. Trust, but don’t be deceived. Be content, but never stop improving yourself. Be humble, but don’t let anyone take you for granted.. [...]

By |July 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 7/24/17

Happy Monday My dear friends Today’s encouragement will focus on one of the simplest ways of growing to be that better person. LEARNING FROM MISTAKES “To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.” (Plutarch) Our resume doesn’t show the mistakes we’ve made, which is unfortunate, because our mistakes tell a story of their own. Not of failure, but of opportunities for [...]

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|

Q-Tip 7/17/17

Happy Monday my friends, Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. This is a special tip for all my friends that may be going through a difficult time. In our journey towards becoming the best we can be, often times we may judge one another  for their opinions or views. It is alright to have differences of opinions or to speak them. That does not justify uncharitable remarks or actions. Everyone has an opinion and if you find yourself in disagreement [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog: Q-Tips|