Irma, Irma on My Mind…

For the last week or so, Irma has been on my mind. Like that Ray Charles song, Georgia, Irma has been not only on my mind, but on everyone's mind. I can hear Ray singin it true in the back of my mind as we have been treated to all day, every day about Irma:  …

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Am I A Yet, Yet? Revisited

[Author's note: I wrote this post about two years ago. It is a playful look at a very important issue for us and for our children] Hmmm.... I have spent the better part of two days trying to upload a picture and write this post. How appropriate it is that I am writing on the …

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What the #?! is An Appreciation Feast and Why It Matters

******Happy Thanksgiving 2017!This post first appeared on August 31, 2017 and I felt it was a good day to share it again. When you tell the people you are with what you admire, appreciate and love about them, they get to see themselves from a very different perspective. Take the time to share the love …

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The Surprising Power of Morning Rituals

  Behind the greatness of men and women throughout history, is this secret: The Daily Ritual.   Not only did Beethoven meticulously count out 60 coffee beans for his morning brew. Mason Currey in his book, Daily Rituals, quoted this unusual daily ritual that helped Beethoven get into the mindset of composing: ...He would stand in …

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Obstacle Planning 101

There I was sitting at the edge of the runway, watching my student pilot make her first attempt at a solo landing. It took a lot of mindset and skill set training to get her to that day, and I was a little nervous watching her come in on final approach for the first time. …

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You Gotta Give It – Part Deux

I got an email this week that invited me to try some new software to take my blog posts and create short videos of the content. I was pretty excited by the results and wanted to share with you one of my recent posts in a video format. So cool. Check it out and see …

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You Gotta Give It

Sex and chocolate. Yum. Did I get your attention? A study conducted by William Harbaugh and his colleagues at the University of Oregon found that when we give, the pleasure centers of our brain - the area that sends lovely warm and fuzzy feelings through our body - light up and do their happy dance. …

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The Triple Low Down on Dealing with Disappointment

* How did I get here? Some time ago, it was Christmas morning. A Christmas morning that was shaping up to be the most magical of my life. Christmas was and still is my favorite holiday - the hope, the goodwill, and of course the surprises, make it a special time of year for me …

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How To Get Your Mojo Back

As is always my intention with these posts, I want to share tips, tools, and strategies to improve the quality of my life and yours - in an easy way - to bring more light, more joy and more love into it. There is a lot of suffering around us, and I aim, in my …

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