Dan Trathen DMin, PhD Clinical Psychologist & Certified Business & Life Coach

12 Characteristics of OPTIMISTS

The power of optimism leads to a thankful perspective. Optimists are thankful for what they have and they bring light into darkened places. As Robert Louis Stevenson wrote, “The person who has stopped being thankful has fallen asleep in life.” In his best selling book, The Power of Optimism, Alan Loy McGinnis spells out 12 […]

Building Character One Day at a Time

By Daniel W. Trathen, D. Min. Ph. D.

How many times have we said, referring to someone in a complimentary way, “that man or woman has good character.” What is it that we mean when we say that? For me it has to do with a combination of personality traits that I observe and uphold […]