• Sharp vs. Clear

    If I had to choose between being a sharp thinker vs. being clear — I’d choose clear...

  • If Only I Knew it When…

    We have all wondered:  “Why couldn’t I have known all ‘this’ when I was younger?” This thought...

  • Laughter As Medicine, Part 2

    It’s no joke: Laughter relieves stress. Laughing doesn’t just change our mental state in the moment, it...

  • The Benefit of Adversity

    Throughout our lives we play many roles. From child to parent. From student to teacher. From novice...

  • Storytelling

    Did you know that every one of us is a fantastic story-teller? We’re amazing fiction writers, biographers,...

  • Self-ish

    Getting a bit “self-ish” isn’t such a bad idea. Have you ever really listened to what your...

  • Learning Thinking

    I’m often asked, “How did you learn to think?” Here’s a bit about me… Growing up, my...

  • To Rent or Own

    In life we all choose to either rent or own things: Like owning our homes vs. renting...

  • 3-5 Words

    We all want to be understood by others and we each hold private desires to connect deeply...

  • On Fire

    You know you are distracted and out of the moment when you’re steaming broccoli in a wooden...

  • Shtick to Problem-Solving

    In one of my many past careers, back in the 1980s, I was a comedy agent. Seriously....

  • Mood Shift

    Sometimes you have to shake things up. Here’s how to change your mood.    Anytime you find...

  • Rule Review

    We all live by a set of rules whether we’re aware of them or not. Our personal...

  • One With Our Being

    If we think of ourselves as spirits in human bodies our perspectives on life shifts. Acknowledging our...

  • More Than Words

    I read and write for the same reason. Both trigger a process that impacts me physically, mentally...

  • Forces of Energy

    Did you know that when life forces demand unusual energy, a phenomenon occurs whereby newfound energy can...

  • Ninety One

    Today is my Mom’s 91st Birthday. It’s an incomprehensible number. I was 4th of 5. She was...

  • Misunderstood

    Do you feel misunderstood? Do you wonder what life would be like if only people understood who...