Add Value to Your Life in the New Year

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It is a common understanding that making important changes in your life reduces struggle and adds value to the quality of your living experience. Change can also help reduce stress and increase happiness. You can tweak your physical appearance by changing your color pallet, style of clothes, makeup or your exercise routine. But lasting change […]

Trump is The King of Queens

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I don’t think I am going out on a limb by saying Hollywood is chomping at the bit to write a biopic of President Donald Trump. And with scenes that are being played out in real time, this theater of the absurd will be a doozy. You better believe that Arron Sorkin, the master of […]

Travel in Bhutan

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Bhutan – A Country That Measures Happiness It was the call of Tiger’s Nest Monastery high in the Himalayas that captured my imagination. The country of Bhutan called me for a number of reasons, most importantly, because its gross national product is happiness. You can’t beat that idea! Bhutan is also a country which blends […]

Anxious About Aging? Get Rid of the Fears

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Are you anxious about aging? Don’t be. I recently read David Bowie’s quote and smiled:  “Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.” I’m being mindful of that mantra every day of my life since the age of 50.  We all know that age is more an attitude […]

8 Ways Toward Better Communication

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When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well. Researchers at the University of […]

5 Ways to Leave a Great Legacy

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The discussion of leaving a legacy has come up in conversation lately among my friends and family. Most of my friends are almost or just past mid-century age, and my sons and daughters in law are almost 40 years old or older. There must something in the water. I thought about the concept of legacy […]