March 1, 2022 I have taken on a new interest in watching how people laugh! I don’t mean a polite laugh or a quick little chuckle. I refer to the kind of laughter that starts from the forehead, involves the eyes, the cheeks, the mouth, shows teeth, and causes the rest of the body toContinue reading “Laughter from the Soul”
9/1/2021 Etiquette: the conduct or procedure required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be observed in social or official life Etiquette. 2018. In Merriam-Webster.com. Retrieved September 3, 2021, from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/etiquette I’m not talking about extending the pinky finger when sipping on your drink, although mine automatically sticks out, though I’ve never been taughtContinue reading “Etiquette, ohh bah humbug!…”
8/25/2021 Around 9:30am, we had already finished our walk in the park, our face, neck and every body part it seemed dripping bullets of perspiration while the four of us hurriedly tried to get into our air-conditioned car. A co-worker of mine walked past, on her way to begin her own exercise. As we greetedContinue reading “If you earned it, OWN it”
7/28/2021 When you get old, never teach anyone anything, unless requested, even if you are sure you are right. Do not try to help unless asked for. Just be ready & available for it if possible. Do not give unsolicited opinion all the time. Don’t impose yourself on anyone on any subject. This partial listContinue reading “GETTING OLD? Here’s advice from someone young, ME!”
June 27, 2021 My name is Yasmin, and I’m excited to begin this new season of my life blogging and sharing my progress through life without the fine gift of mentor figures as I’ve pursued personal and professional success. Why a blog?
I have spent the last 3 decades at the bedside of people who are so sick they needed to be hospitalized for 1 day to 3 months or more. I’ve served them with every ounce of energy I could muster, using physical, emotional, and mental capacities in ways that have overwhelmed me yet brought fulfillmentContinue reading “About Me”