The Path to Inner Peace: Soften That Which Is Hard

Okay, get your mind out of the gutter. Elevate, people. I'm talking about how to handle situations when you are stressed, angry or in a battle of wills. The idea of "soften that which is hard" is to take a moment and identify where in your body that "hard" feeling is originating. Then take a … Continue reading The Path to Inner Peace: Soften That Which Is Hard

Superiority Is Overrated

Funny thing about being a writer and editor, you're trained to sniff out errors. If you're not careful, you can get a chip on your shoulder. The ego takes over. And the ego looooves to feel superior. Maybe like a cop that gets some sick satisfaction from catching you speeding...when you're nine months pregnant, on … Continue reading Superiority Is Overrated

I’d Like an Order of Control with a Side of Over-responsibility

This one goes out to my fellow control fanatics (hey, don't call us freaks!). Sometimes, not having control in a situation makes me a little looney. I finally unraveled why. Here's a perfect example: Ten years ago I was invited to Thanksgiving dinner by a member of my extended family. We drank wine. We laughed. … Continue reading I’d Like an Order of Control with a Side of Over-responsibility