#wisdomwednesday this time of year, now that the holidays are around the corner, there's a special feeling in the air. People seem a little more friendly, happy, energetic, ecstatic. It feels incredible having the opportunity to be around so many great people. This time of year, gives us a simple reminder to be a little happier, a little more grateful, and a little more thankful. That being said, these are things we should practice year-round, on a day-to-day basis.

Choose to be happy. Happiness is really a choice. I think happiness and the way you choose to see life is crucial. Having a positive mindset and perspective helps so much. It could be so much worst. It is important to count our blessing every day. With everything going on, sometimes it can become an environment quite negative; with the media and other people’s negative opinions. but I think it's all about having a positive perspective.

Being grateful, being thankful and showing gratitude is extremely important. Being grateful for what we have and who we have in our lives, goes a long way. It takes a village to do something great, and it's so important to have a good team around us to help us reach your full potential and to be the best person that we can possibly be.
Ryan Benoit