Share Your Strengths

A 50 year old woman and a weeping willow.What do they have in common besides being alive? As we grow, our outer layers change and morph while our core supports us. You have tendencies and traits that you have had since you were very young. A tendency is an innate inclination to think, act or behave in a certain way. Something you just do. What do you do that comes easy to you? That has always made you happy? ...more

Hug Therapy


How Long Can You Hold Your Breath?

When you want to make an important change in your life - a surefire way to fail is to view it as temporary. As in, "After I lose 20 pounds I can go back to eating what I want." The hold your breath method. This sets up the change as something to endure and get through instead of to enjoy and experience. Viewing your new behavior as something temporary will ensure that it is. Approaching a change as ongoing and valuable will increase your chances of being effective. ...more

Thank you for posting this. It shows true wisdom, especially in respect to making healthy ...more


"The advantage of being eighty years old is that one has many people to love." - Jean Renoir ...more

Leading Ladies


The Total Package

Tell me 5 things that you don't have right now that would make you happy? Really think. ...more

Time Travel

If you dig or detest Don, Betty, Peggy, Roger, Joan, Pete, or the rest of the gang then go ahead and Madmen yourself, its fun, its free and its at: ...more

You Deserve A Gift Today

Why is it so hard to quit yo-yo dieting, excessive smoking/drinking, compulsive shopping and a whole host of other self destructive behaviors? The unknown. ...more


"A good laugh is sunshine in the house." - William Makepeace Thackeray ...more

See Your Best Life

The light is different at sunset. What is it about dusk that makes us stop and notice? Or what attracts us to a pale sliver of warm sun cresting the horizon to begin another day? Is it about closing one chapter and beginning another? The end of something familiar and the start of something new? Is it about mystery, the unknown? Is it about leaving behind experiences and yet approaching others?I see changes, possibilites, and transitions. What do you see? ...more