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The world of morning TV – or ready, set, talk as I like to call it – is a a science unto itself. The segments are prepared the day before the show, the time slot is set but not necessarily adhered to, crew is everywhere and makeup and hair stations are abuzz with lively conversation. […]

When Your Best Friend Is Not Your Lover

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Published in The Huffington Post: When Your Best Friend Is Not Your Lover When your best friend is not your lover, are you really in love? Of course! There are all kinds of love, but sometimes it can be stranger than fiction. Love can often be painful and stifling. When you are in sexual love, life […]

5 Ways To Nurture Love

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5 WAYS TO NURTURE LOVE A Huffington Post Blog Reprint I don’t really like baseball, but I love baseball analogies.  A male friend once told me that baseball was a thinking person’s game and that intrigued me. My friend said the thinking part is the relationship between the pitcher and catcher. That relationship is […]

25 Ways to Wake up And Stay Positive: Little Known Facts That Can Affect Your Day

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25 WAYS TO WAKE UP AND STAY POSITIVE: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS THAT CAN AFFECT YOUR DAY As published in Finer Minds: HOW DO YOU WAKE UP AND STAY POSITIVE EVERY DAY?  Have you ever spent a night in fitful sleep, had disturbing dreams or just awakened at 3 am with a mind so active you […]


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FEED yourself during the holidays, and I’m not referring to the good old turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie. I’m referring to spiritual food – the substance of the soul that enriches your life, brings you peace, love and a whole lot of joy. FEED stands for: Fulfillment, Equilibrium, Energy and Direction. We all want those […]

I Love LA

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I love LA. I really do, but sometimes I feel like a pariah for having these feelings of love for a city everybody loves to hate. No doubt, LA is an acquired taste for those of us who dwell in this sprawling, traffic congested, massively dysfunctional, overpopulated city because between the lines of all of […]

Dreams: The Big Blue Blob

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My latest dream is about The Big Blue Blob. You, see, I’ve been having very strange dreams lately. My unconscious is trying to work stuff out – emotions, anxieties, stresses, relationships or lack thereof. The dreams are driving my conscious mind crazy. I mean every night it’s like a Fellini movie – that’s the famous […]

The Path to Creative Living: Be Vulnerable

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I heard Dr. Brene Brown give a speech on the topic of vulnerability in a TEDTalk. She made the point that to be vulnerable is to have real strength and not just the old-fashioned muscle strength. From personal experience, Dr. Brown related that getting in touch with her extensive emotional palate allowed her to realize a […]

Cruising For A Bruising

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I had trepidations about my cruise to Alaska on the Norwegian Pearl leaving on July 7th.  A week on the water with four excursions felt redundant and claustrophobic. Something about ships and small windows. And no, I didn’t have room with a balcony. My roommate and I were on Deck 5, not the lower depths […]

You’re The One That I Want

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You’re the one that I want! For those of you who don’t know (but who doesn’t know that), it’s a song is from the movie, Grease. Danny Zuko loves Sandy:  she’s the one that he wants.  Ah, young love and all that jazz. How many times a day do we say:  that’s what I want; that’s what I […]