Today's Travel Story courtesy of English-Blog contributor Mae P.
The Lesson of Optimism
I learned more about myself in the final week in 2004 than I had learned all year. During that week, I participated in a dog sledding program in Maine through the Outward Bound School. Outward Bound is a school designed to push your limits, to widen your horizons, and build confidence. The greatest lesson I learned was from the sledding dogs themselves. Mine was a lesson on attitude; one can control their experiences if one makes the conscious decision about how they respond. I learned to tell myself, . . .