Crossing the Bridge

Marianne Williamson is an internationally acclaimed author and lecturer. She has been a popular guest on numerous television shows such as Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America and Charlie Rose. In 1989, Ms. Williamson founded Project Angel Food, which delivers...

The Sixth Stage of Grief

It is not the threat of death, illness, hardship, or poverty that crushes the human spirit; it is the fear of being alone and unloved in the universe. – Anthony Welsh The first time I remember someone close to me dying was as a child when my grandfather Papa...

Rules for Today’s Family Man

Two years ago, I was getting a little woozy as I stared at the proof pages of a magazine I was editing. It was 4am. I had phoned my wife five times that night, promising to come home soon with each call. I really did love the work I was doing, but not seeing my kids...

To Get Free Publicity in the Media

How do you identify newsworthy stories where you work or live, especially newsworthy stories about yourself or your company that you can pitch to the media in the hope of getting some free publicity? By remembering a semi-famous quote from the late Speaker of the...

Ten Tips to Make Life More Fun

Contrary to the opinion of many parents, it's okay to want to have fun in everything you do in life. It's not selfish, insensitive or self-centered. Wanting life to be fun is natural, normal and healthy.   Every aspect of life goes better with fun. Fun...

Facing the Enemies Within

We are not born with courage, but neither are we born with fear. Maybe some of our fears are brought on by our own experiences, by what someone has told us, by what we’ve read in the papers. Some fears are valid, like walking alone in a bad part of town at two...

Weight Loss and Asthma

Asthma: It is a chronic disease that affects your airways, which are the tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs. Thus in asthma, there is swelling of the tissues in the air passages of the lung, making it tight (bronchoconstriction) thus difficult to breathe....

What Does it Take to Raise Happy Children?

One of the most frequent comments I get from parents is I just want my kid to be happy. Though an admirable and common objective, happiness is one of the most neglected family values in twenty-first-century America. Few parents grasp the essential meaning of happiness...