Maslow and Me: Where Are You in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

This week I'm on a delayed posting schedule. Kind of like the trash pick-up delay after a major holiday. So I guess I'm feeling like trash today. But I will insert a cute photo to cheer myself up....more

More to Life

As a child, you dream about meeting Mister (or Miss) Right, buying a charming bungalow with a white picket fence in the suburbs, begetting precisely two and one-thirds children, and raising a stinky-but-lovable golden retriever named Max.So you plot and plan and ride the tides, marching ahead, falling behind, through the winding roads of life, in pursuit of your ideal. You get an education, you date, you cry, you learn, you grow, and as you do, years inevitably and quickly pass......more

Reading Stephen Cope: Tapping into Bliss

It is not an exaggeration for me to say that without yoga I would never have completed a novel. It is also not an exaggeration for me to say that without yoga I would never have begun a novel -- much less stuck with the process, had the patience, displayed the perseverance necessary to reaching the stage I am now at. I have been doing various types of yoga for about 12 years now. ...more

What Helps Small Things Stay Small

I went through a bad spot in my life when I felt unloved, unlucky, and unwanted. I was young, beautiful (I can see my then beauty better from the distance of years), energetic, enthusiastic and bursting with desire.  Nothing was happening for me in the relationship department.  The lack of kisses and hugs and caring from another adult was weighing me down.  Life felt like a drudge. ...more

Are you ready?

One of the most dangerous things you can do is to set a goal with a particular outcome in mind. You’ll either get what you want, or you’ll get the result of your goal, but it is rare that you will get both. ...more