Sweetie, Does This Make Me Look Fat?

Chubby Hubby doesn’t even have to answer that one. He better not! The worst part is that we know the answer. In our hearts that dress is perfect for the big event. We also have eyes, and can see our B and B, (butt and belly) is not. Here we go again with the...

Live Outside Yourself & Your Limitations

Did you know that NASA, with all of its super computers and billion dollar budget cannot duplicate the flight pattern of a dragon fly or a bumble bee? Aerodynamically, neither the dragon fly nor the bumble bee should be able to fly. Yet, even today, I have seen dozens...

Teaching Kids to Pray

In these times of uncertainty and tragedy, children can really get upset. Whether it is trouble at school, fallouts with their friends, or whether a terrorist has just killed hundreds or a hurricane flooded thousands out of their homes, kids have nowhere to go. They...

What's Your Business Model

If you have enough clients to keep you busy, you must be making a good living, right? Well, not necessarily. Some of the busiest professionals around aren’t earning enough to pay their bills. On the other hand, there are some consultants, coaches and other...

Prosper and Be in Health

That’s a Promise – yes, with a capital P. Why? Because it’s in the bible; God said it. In fact, He said it this way: “Beloved, I wish above all things that you may prosper and be in health, even as your soul prospers.” That can be found...

Ending Procrastination

Perseverance is about as important to achievement as gasoline is to driving a car. Sure, there will be times when you feel like you’re spinning your wheels, but you’ll always get out of the rut with genuine perseverance. Without it, you won’t even be...

Joy is the Juice

"If you work for money, you are no better than a slave. If you do anything you don't enjoy in life, you are no better than a slave!"   Wow! Strong words from my first spiritual teacher. Michio Kushi was my adopted second father, so his pronouncement...

Six Secrets to a Successful Retirement

Retirement (n): removal or withdrawal from service, office, or business; withdrawal into privacy or seclusion   WRONG! With apologies to Webster's Dictionary, this is no longer your father's (or mother's) retirement. Today's retirees, and those...

Are You Thinking Yourself to Death?

Do you become stressed when you don't succeed in achieving what you want? The very reason why failure and setbacks damages so many egos, breaks so many hearts, and steals so many dreams may lie in how resilient you are to pressure.   Resilience is...

Love is not Supposed to Hurt

Questions and Answers:   I often feel sad in my relationship, what can I do about it?   I always feel like I'm walking on eggshells, is that normal?   I feel different from how I used to feel, like I've lost my sense of self. Why?   What...

Choose Your Friends Wisely

As individuals concerned about quality of life and the environment, I am sure that you frequently consider how the environment affects your well-being. Asking questions about what is being spewed into the air that is breathed, dumped into the water what is drunk, or...