• Controlling People

    Many people DM me and ask: “How can I be happy when I live with someone who...

  • Formulas

    There  are no correct, special or secret formulas for living a happy life. We are each our...

  • Mistakes as Lessons

    Mistakes can help us see things differently.  Several have said: “Anyone who’s never made a mistake has...

  • Priceless Gifts

    Every good relationship involves give and take…but really…mostly give.  Each of us was born with many gifts...

  • Favorite Rituals

    What is your favorite daily ritual? The range of our rituals are as varied as our personalities...

  • Conquering Fear

    Conquering fear is the beginning of wisdom. Right now is a good time to practice ignoring negative...

  • Ferrignoit

    Back in my early 20s, an idea cemented in my mind that there was only one attitude...

  • Same Time Last Year

    This is the time of year I normally head to Florida with my family to celebrate Easter...

  • Fresh Start

    It’s easy to get stuck in our thoughts. These days countless messages are bombarding our peaceful natures...

  • Alone Time

    Do you spend much time alone? Lately we’re all likely spending a bit more time alone to...

  • Ordinary vs. Extraordinary

    Ordinary: Plain; undistinguished; of no special quality; common; average. Extraordinary: beyond what is usual; strange; exceptional; noteworthy;...

  • Genesis

    Silver Disobedience® began as my way of coping with deep pain when my best friend of 36...

  • Shifting Focus

    Imagine for a moment entering a pitch-black, dark room. If the first thing we see is a...

  • The Secret to Personal Peace

    Want to know how to find a greater sense of personal peace in your life? The elusive...

  • Line-Age

    I keep what I call “line-age” charts in my head. In a way, they’re a form of...

  • An Affair

    Happiness is an internal affair.  We’re all walking a tightrope in life: Focusing forward, trying not to...

  • Easy Peasy Fitness

    If you’re hanging out at home, missing gym workouts…here’s a list of things to do that that...

  • Turning Points

    Turning points are those moments when our world seems to turn upside down—whether we like it or...