A Good Attitude: Kirstie Alley

Okay, I’ll admit it. I kind of watch Dancing with the Stars. I actually don’t watch, but after the show I find clips online of the dancers I want to see. This season, I’m hooked on Kirstie Alley and Ralph Macchio.

Kirstie has been having a rough go of it. Last week she fell, and this week her shoe fell off. But she keeps such a good attitude about it.

Before anyone dances, the show plays a little recap of the week of rehearsals. Kirstie’s partner, Maksim Chmerkowskiy, seems very nice, but at one point he is being critical and tells her, “You’re jumping, your steps not big enough, you’re tensing up.” To which Kirstie responded: “You’re handsome, you’re a good dancer, you’re every girls dream.”

I loved it. I’d like to take a little life lesson from this. When life throws frustrating curve balls or sends frustrated people our way (which it inevitably does at times) wouldn’t it be nice if we could come back with a reaction like this? How can you […]

A Good Attitude: Kirstie Alley2017-09-12T19:31:56-04:00