• My Graduating Sister

    My Graduating Sister

     My younger sister Abigail is graduating from middle school this June and will be going to a big high school in the fall. She tries not to show it, but I can tell she is nervous for the transition. She is comfortable with her surroundings in 8th grade, but it's time to move up. Even

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  • Thanks to You

    Thanks to You

    The person who inspired me most in my life was my 3rd grade teacher.  Though I passed Kindergarten, First and Second grade, when I reached 3rd grade, I still did not know how to read.  I was smart enough to fake it and had gotten by unnoticed for so long, but Ms. Gerstein saw through me

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  • Cheer Up Story

    Cheer Up Story

    Thanks to the Good for You site for all your inspiration.  I’m glad I found you guys, and will certainly pass on this site to anyone who will listen. Here is my funny cheer up story: I was watching my 5 year old niece last week and she asked me asked me, “Why do they

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  • Volunteer for Good

    Volunteer for Good

    When I was younger my parents would force me to go to church every Sunday.  I would dread it every week, not because I had an aversion to church, but because I never really felt inspired when I left.  So, one day I decided I would find something that did.  I reached out to my local

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  • Thank you Teacher

    Thank you Teacher

    The person who inspired me most in my life was my 3rd grade teacher.  Though I passed Kindergarten, First and Second grade, when I reached 3rd grade, I still did not know how to read.  I was smart enough to fake it and had gotten by unnoticed for so long, but Ms. Gerstein saw through me

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  • Paleo Diet

    Paleo Diet

    I see there is a lot of health info on this site, but no mention of the Paleo lifestyle.  Being Paleo has changed my life.  Modeled after how cavemen lived hundreds of years ago, you are supposed to limit your diet to meats and vegetables, with no processed carbs.  You are to exercise in short energy

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  • Keep Fighting Michael

    Keep Fighting Michael

    Michael,   Keep on fighting.  With such strength and determination, I sometimes think the Cancer hardly has a chance, but words of encouragement never fall on deaf ears.  You can do this Michael, just stay strong and keep a positive attitude.  It is amazing what you can accomplish.     With Love, Mary Anne  

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  • Keep Strong Sara!

    Keep Strong Sara!

    I just wanted to tell you how proud I am of you for quitting smoking!  Even though you were under the gun at work you’re the holidays were coming up with your family coming to town and even though you knew you might gain a few pounds, YOU DID IT!  Way to go Sara!  Stay

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  • Story Corp

    Story Corp

    Everyone should check out the Story Corp. podcast (http://storycorps.org/listen/).  It is a not-for-profit offering true story interviews from real people and inspires me every week.  It will remind you how everyone has a story if you just listen.   Louis M. from Sleepy Hollow, NY

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