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Why I switched my morning newspaper habit

“Too many blessings, too little appreciation.”–Don Henley So yesterday, a guy from England tweeted this: “Switched my morning online news paper reading to ‪@PamGrout’s blog instead. It’s a much nicer experience.” That might just be the nicest thing anybody ever said about me. And it gives me hope that our team is expanding. Our team […]

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Why I’m rooting for the Seattle Seahawks and why their new game strategy has the power to change the whole world

“There are so many things telling you that you can’t do something but you take those thoughts captive, take power over them and change them.”—Russell Okung, Offensive Tackle for the Seattle Seahawks I don’t consider myself a football fan. I’ve probably watched one game this entire season. But I just found out (okay, so I’m […]

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“Let’s get out our leg warmers and dance our asses off.”–Vince Vaughn in “The Internship.”

“There is a path toward the light. The one that goes blink, blink, blink inside your chest when you know what you’re doing is right. Listen to it. Trust it. Let it make you stronger than you are.”–Cheryl Strayed I was interviewing a business owner yesterday for an article I’m writing for People mag. We […]

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In Good We Trust: the power of positive thinking

Man only likes to count his troubles, but he does not count his joys.—Fyodor Dostoyevsky Before entering the hospital room of a tuberculosis patient, visitors are required to cover their entire bodies. They even don surgical gloves and face masks. None of us balk at this seemingly overcautious behavior. We don’t want to catch tuberculosis. […]

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