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 […]

Measure Your Life After 60

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As published in Sixty and Me It’s rare that you have time to measure your life and take your personal growth temperture. Self-reflection is a considered a luxury these days instead of a necessity. You rush from pillar to post and the minutes tick by until the end of the day when you literally fall […]

GPS of the Mind: 5 Ways to Keep Directional

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Published in the Huffington Post,  July 14, 2015 Plutarch said, The whole life of a man is but a point in time; let us enjoy it. Plutarch’s quote reminds me of a 4-year-old black Labrador dog called NoLa, named for the city of New Orleans. After years of not being able to be dog trained, my […]

Vulnerability and the Art of Family Maintenance

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As published in The Huffington Post, January 6, 2015 I was walking the dogs with my daughter-in-law while on our family’s winter ski vacation, and we happened on a discussion of the three most serious stressors in life. In the freezing afternoon, as the sun and the barometer were dipping, Carli and I were trying […]

7 Ways To Create A Successful Life

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Life doesn’t have to be perfect for it to be wonderful. The possibility of creating a successful life that is balanced and blissful keeps options and opportunities alive so we can grow and change. To create a successful life also means being comfortable with what fits with who you are and who you want to […]

TRAVELS FROM A BEATNIK BOOMER

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As published in The Huffington Post Over 10 years ago, I decided I wanted to go to South Africa to see Cape Town, travel around the Cape of Good Hope, get up close and personal with the big five animals in the wild, embrace the beauty of the Indian Ocean, fall in love with the […]

5 AMAZING FACTS YOU CAN LEARN FROM YOURSELF

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Today is everyday. And everyday is an opportunity to learn something fabulous about who you are. Think of your life as a giant goodie basket. You can use everything in this goodie basket to your advantage, such as taking on life’s challenges head on, meeting important needs or finding personal and professional success. Life is a […]