• Self-Esteem vs. Self-Confidence

    There’s a lot of talk these days about building self-esteem. We worry if we’ve hurt it in...

  • Brain Foods

    Our brains control motion, thoughts, sleep, dreams and nightmares, breathing, heartbeat, muscle contractions and blinking. As the...

  • Breathing Lesson

    The best way to breathe to de-stress for greater health and well being is this:   First,...

  • Good Deeds

    Kindness, love and generosity are no-obligation, one-way transactions. It’s our choice to give them to others.  Yet...

  • Ahead

    When we feel overwhelmed or threatened by change, we are hoping we can freeze time—because we somehow...

  • Flying High

    Flying high in life requires that we have the energy to burst ahead in the moment. To...

  • Mercury

    A brain glitch whereby we totally space out can happen to anyone. Nothing we can do about...

  • Priceless

    Being young is great. Being yourself at any and every age? Priceless. Percolate that today! And, while...

  • Zeppelins and Other Ideas

    Legend has it that the name for Led Zeppelin, the British rock band, resulted from a quip...

  • Trying Trusting

    Trust or lack of it largely comes from our sense of self. Our trust of others is...

  • Biologically 23

    My Mom is 90 chronologically but 23 biologically! On a recent visit, I asked if I could...

  • Acts of Life

    Act 2 in The Play of Life can start at anytime. And, in act-uality it might be...

  • Out of the Ordinary Strolls

    With all of our obligations to family, friends, work and more — it’s easy to feel frustrated...

  • One Percent Better

    At every age we can get far too focused on mastering one thing at the expense of...

  • Everyday Life

    Everyday life is life. ’Nuff said, really. As John Lennon, on Double Fantasy, the last album before...

  • Say Three

    If during a conversation someone says the same thing 3 or more times you’ve received very important...

  • Stress Strategy

    It is impossible to wish stress out of our lives. Stress reduction requires a daily plan of...

  • What I #MoveFor

    #SP  Moving. Moving on. Starting anew. Most of us are old enough to have done plenty of...