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What Do You See When You Look At Me?

What Do You See When You Look At Me?

Every society treat its elders a bit differently. Many value and respect the experience and wisdom they offer and seek them out as important mentors and valued leaders of the community. But some see them as a burden and don’t understand their value, so...
Amazing Woman May Be America’s Oldest Employee

Amazing Woman May Be America’s Oldest Employee

Felimina Rotundo is yet another inspirational person with a Begin with Yes attitude, who obviously acquired it long before Begin with Yes was even born! At 100-years-old, she works more than many of us do. She doesn’t do it because she has to, but because she is...
Sunflower Mae: A Heartwarming Adoption Story

Sunflower Mae: A Heartwarming Adoption Story

There are so many children in orphanages and foster homes throughout the world waiting to be adopted into a loving family, many of them with special needs. It’s a topic not often talked about, but one that needs to be more publicized in order to provide care and...
This Woman Is Living A Begin With Yes Life!

This Woman Is Living A Begin With Yes Life!

If you’ve ever wondered what someone living a Begin With Yes life looks like, watch this video to find out. So many of us are scared to pursue our passions because we are afraid we will fail. Never one to even entertain the thought of failing, Rosie Jon teaches...
Do You Work To Live, Or Live To Work?

Do You Work To Live, Or Live To Work?

We’re all guilty of bringing work home with us instead of leaving it at the office where it belongs. Life isn’t supposed to revolve around work, yet we seem to fill our days with work obligations, squeezing in personal time where we can. We always make...
Little Girl With Old Soul Teaches Us All A Lesson

Little Girl With Old Soul Teaches Us All A Lesson

It’s amazing how much kids learn from listening to all that happens around them. They repeat our phrases, mimic our behaviors, and they become little versions of their parents. Then there are those who seem to have the wisdom of the ages already programmed...
Give People A Path To Help, And They’ll Show Up!

Give People A Path To Help, And They’ll Show Up!

I am always promoting the idea that helping others is the best way to help yourself, but sometimes I am still amazed at the lengths people will go to, and this story is one of those times. An elderly man was replacing the roof on his home and had already spent three...
Starting A New Life At 81 – You Just Never Know!

Starting A New Life At 81 – You Just Never Know!

You just never know what life will bring! When you’re in your 80s and have just lost your spouse, you may think that there’s not much to look forward to in life. But with a positive attitude and an open mind, there are still possibilities. After 62 years...
Red Marbles – The Story Of One Man’s Life

Red Marbles – The Story Of One Man’s Life

We hear stories every day about people making a difference in a quiet and unassuming way. Those are the every-day heroes. Being leaders by demonstrating caring and compassion without looking for anything in return. We can all make a difference, and there are so many...
When Life Gives You Lemons, BE Lemonade!

When Life Gives You Lemons, BE Lemonade!

We’ve all heard the saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, right? This little lamb brought that saying to life this past summer by working hard to overcome a physical disability. His caretakers named him Lemonade, and after you watch...
Is There Another Life Sleeping Inside You?

Is There Another Life Sleeping Inside You?

This is one of the most inspirational poems and videos I’ve ever seen! With lines like “I know that trying to be more than I am is who I am”, it’s message completely resonates with the Begin with Yes theme. While responsibility and routine are essential parts of life,...
Imagine If We Could All See Things This Way?

Imagine If We Could All See Things This Way?

You never really know what others are going through. Most people portray an outward appearance that makes you think everything is just fine. Sure, there are some people who wear their heart on their sleeve and tell others every little detail, but most people try to be...
Conquer Fear With A Leap Of Faith

Conquer Fear With A Leap Of Faith

Something that you know will be not only rewarding but fun can also be frightening. You may be terrified to start, but you know when you finish you’ll be elated. This talented yet frightful young skier proves to herself she is ready to make the next step, or in...
A Great Way To Honor Our Fallen Military

A Great Way To Honor Our Fallen Military

When this woman’s son died in the line of duty in Afghanistan, she had no idea what to do. When she held his uniform in her hands, a beautiful idea came to mind. She headed to her sewing machine and created a teddy bear out of her son’s uniform. And it...
To My Facebook Family: “You Are So Beautiful”

To My Facebook Family: “You Are So Beautiful”

Today I’m feeling a lot of gratitude. I love our Facebook family and I appreciate the way you all support each other, and I sincerely appreciate the way you support me too with your heartfelt comments. I try to show my appreciation with supportive thoughts and...
Change Another’s Life And You Change Your Own

Change Another’s Life And You Change Your Own

I love these type of social experiments and displays that inspire us all to think of what we can do to make someone’s life better in some small way. The lesson we’re all taught is to give without expecting something in return, but even if we don’t...
Closets Are for Coats, Not People!

Closets Are for Coats, Not People!

When I was younger I didn’t know what being in the closet meant intellectually, but emotionally I got it loud and clear. I was aware that I was somehow different, and that those differences were more of a problem – not a blessing. Like most kids, I wanted others...

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