"Think the Best" is the theme for October in the Choose Civility Campaign sponsored by the Stanislaus County Office of Education.
Do you always think the best of people or do you find yourself making assumptions and falling into a judgmental or critical frame of mind?
"There is no doubt that thinking the best of others can boost the quality of your life," says P.M. Forni, author of "Choosing Civility."
Forni says it is a decent thing to do and brings with it a healthful innocence to our lives.
"When we approach others assuming that they are good, honest and sensitive we often encourage them to be just that." For more resources, go to the SCOE Choose Civility Web site at www.stancoe.org/civility.