Let’s Lighten Up, Friends!

Today I'm inclined to take my YogiTea bag message as universal truth. "The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment." What if it really were this simple? What if we could experiment with life and play and help make the world a better place and enjoy vacations and love our kids and be present … Continue reading Let’s Lighten Up, Friends!

The Sweetest Week: Revving Up for 2016

To borrow a sporting term, the week between Christmas and New Year's is a "bye week." As the rotation goes, it's a week to watch the big game on TV, rather than suiting up. For all intents and purposes, 2015 is a wrap. With a few exceptions, folks find themselves without significant work or goals … Continue reading The Sweetest Week: Revving Up for 2016

I’m a Warrior, Not a Worrier

For years I've been trying to shake a seemingly innate ability to worry about just about anything and everything. Like it's my job. Like I would be irresponsible if I weren't worrying. Like somehow my incessant worrying would tip the balance in order to allow for the positive outcome. Because I wanted it so much and … Continue reading I’m a Warrior, Not a Worrier

Is the World “For Me” or “Against Me”?

A message came to me in the middle of the night. Happiness hangs on my answer to a simple (not really) question: Is the world for me or against me? Forget about finding happiness in a future-scheduled vacation, in a weight-loss program, or in a relationship. If I think that the world (God, The Universe, people, etc) is … Continue reading Is the World “For Me” or “Against Me”?