This one simple gesture could change your life

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Relationships, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The weather dropped to 19 degrees in Boston; however, I was lucky to spend the weekend in Florida where the sum shined brightly with a gentle breeze. Each time I passed a person in the complex I was staying, I greeted them with a friendly smile, or so I thought. Not one person acknowledged me. They [...]

Do this to lose weight forever!

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Health, Life, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mark wanted to lose 10 lbs. He ate a salad for lunch and for dinner. He called me that night and said, "I was so good today."  The next day, he ate a small piece of fish and a vegetable for lunch and a salad for dinner. He called me that night and said, "I was [...]

The need to “Lean In” revisited in a powerful way to change your life

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I loved my tennis lessons with Adolph when I was a child. He was strict and serious, but loving and playful at the same time and I knew he deeply cared.  I didn't dare ask him why his name was Adolph. I though it would be disrespectful, but I still found it odd.  Many years later, [...]

The most effective way to speak to anyone!

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Relationships, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A well-known motivational speaker was about to deliver a speech to an audience of hundreds of people. His flight arrived late and he was in a major rush to arrive at the venue. When he arrived, he experienced a technical issue with the computer system and wasn't able to get it up and running. People started to [...]

Looking for physical health, happiness and well-being?

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Exercise, Family, Health, Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Nature, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Samantha is a very busy single mother of 3 young kids. She works part-time, and barely has time to work out. She claims to eat healthy, although she is so stressed and frazzled, and looks like she is going to crack at any moment. If meditation is suggested to her, she will give a look of [...]

The Secret Ingredient to a True Friendship

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The secret of great writers is they show not tell. Here's a simplistic example: Instead of writing "she is pretty," the writer describes her in a way make us feel she's pretty, such as, "She has long, dark silky hair and big brown eyes that sparkled." This is the same for life! A person of character and [...]

5 steps to a more invigorated, healthier you

By | October 5th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes down to it, we all have the same goal: to live a fulfilling,healthy life surrounded by people we love.  So what prevents us from living this life? We often stumble all over ourselves and complicate it. The key is to reduce the clutter and chaos and prepare ourselves for the inevitable bumps along the [...]

What’s holding you back from experiencing peace of mind?

By | September 11th, 2017|Categories: Family, Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s happened to all of us…a bad travel experience! My daughter, Julia, had a very bad one. Everything that could have possibly went wrong, did. Her flights were late. She had a 24 hour layover in Miami and was forced to sleep in the airport security because she was travelling alone and under 18. She lost [...]

Against all Odds, He Persevered…and that means you can, too!

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Life, Lifestyle, Mindfulness, Spiritual, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many Japanese Americans landed in interment camps during World War II, and although Wat Misaka was never taken prisoner, he still encountered hate and prejudice.   Misaka had another strike against him: he was only  5'7".   The difference between a champion and a quitter is that a champion isn't bogged down by excuses, which Misaka could have [...]

Dare to be You! 4 Ways to Embrace Yourself

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: Domestic Abuse Empowerment, DomesticAbuse, Family, Life, Lifestyle, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Carol was a tomboy growing up, playing on the trees and always loved to play baseball. She had a happy childhood surrounded by loads of friend and family. Her father could have an explosive temper, but that wasn't uncommon for his generation. Carol perceived her her mother as weak because she would remain quiet when he had his [...]