• Aging: Like a Fine Wine

    Wine is cheered for aging well, so why don’t we appreciate the same features in people? Whether...

  • Admiration vs. Pedestals

    When we put someone on a pedestal, idolizing them in some way over ourselves or another— the...

  • Pluses & Minuses

    Everyone has pluses and minuses. Since we are all members of that “everyone” category, this fact is...

  • Enough is Enough

    Up until I was about 17, I earned money by babysitting. I have so many very vivid...

  • Unstoppable

    Together we are unstoppable. We are strong. We are fully able to rise and meet the challenges...

  • Truisms

    I’ve collected a lifetime of “truisms.” Brief one liner expressions that I’ve used to guide my choices...

  • News on Perceptions

    When we perceive ourselves to be OK, we are OK. When we perceive ourselves to be lost,...

  • New Wrinkles

    If you live anywhere in the world where temperatures have dropped, you might be noticing more wrinkles...

  • Fantasy Life

    I have a fantasy life and a reality life. Age and time have enabled me to accept...

  • Losing It…

    When we think we’re losing our mind, maybe what’s really happening is that we’re loosening it. After...

  • Spontaneity

    Spontaneity can help enliven our spirits. Spontaneity does not have to be wild and crazy.  For example,...

  • I Have A Dream

    As you may have guessed, Silver Disobedience® is a play on words. I have silver (actually white)...

  • Boring

    Beating boredom is one of my favorite things to do.  We are bored when we are uninterested...

  • Rain Days

    When we’re having a good day, we often want everyone to be in the same mood we’re...

  • Envy No One

    In my early 20s, in a conversation with a wise friend who is 20 years my senior,...

  • Thinking & Doing

    Thinking about something can be very interesting. But, touching, doing, acting, feeling, looking deeply … are all...

  • Social Fantasy

    Keep the fantasy of social media in the place it belongs: A place for observation, thought, gaining...

  • Working Through Life

    The biggest mistake we can ever make in life is to believe that we work for someone...