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November 10, 2018

Every time this time of year, just before the holiday rush hits, one of the things in the forefront of my thoughts has been FAMILY.

You see, to me, my dreams and goals were never about money or a bigger home or nicer car. My dreams included having a harmonious family, o...

September 29, 2018

It wasn't until after I became a parent that I truly understood what my new role was. Prior to becoming a mother myself, my relationship with my parents was more about me forgiving them for all the things they did to me (or didn't do for me), and for understanding that...

August 26, 2018

I remember the first time I heard the term "love tank". It was in a children's book that I bought for my young children at the time. The book was written so simply (after all, its audience were young children), but the message or the lesson was invaluable. I remember t...

August 3, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it was that led up to a famous person's eventual demise?

For example, someone who is as talented and gifted with what they're known for, such as Prince, or Robin Williams or Steve Jobs?

How did they not live to a ripe old age? They were so suc...

July 13, 2018

So today I was up in LA as one of 3 volunteers asked by my coaching certification school, to help out with a kickoff event for Covenant House. For those of you, like me, who may have heard of CH, but don't know who they are or what they do… Covenant House has been help...

June 24, 2018

Dear Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Educators and Anyone who cares about the present and future of our youth, our society:

First of all, I want to thank the few who reacted and responded to my last 2 articles. Thank you for getting this conversation started.

For the re...

June 9, 2018

Why are we not doing something about this? Has our virtual world become so integrated with our actual world that we don't feel the emotions that I'm feeling when I hear yet another story of some very unhappy and broke children in America?

Since my last post of February...

March 1, 2018

1. Listen with heart.

In an age of 'likes' and virtual fake friends, we often forget how to listen to others and to not make it just about us. Dale Carnegie, who developed well known leadership and management training and was the author of one of the  best-selling books...

January 17, 2018

Have you ever wondered why statistics show that depression and suicides are significantly higher during the winter holiday season than other times of the year… when supposedly, it should be one of the most joyful times of the year?  Or at least that's what every winter...

March 11, 2017

You know how these days we're always pausing what we're doing to do something else? For example, many people watch TV on a streamlined system these days that allows for no commercials and the capability of pausing mid-stream… so we can go to the bathroom, grab a snack,...

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