It's interesting how so many people bought into the Secret from the Oprah Winfrey point of view. Manifesting for them was all about achieving great wealth. After all, they reasoned, Oprah did it, so why can't we? Manifesting is pretty simple, it turns out. But it's just not as easy as it . . .
What else is there to say? I'm horrified at what is happening and will happen in this new regime. . . .
In all the election craziness and packing up to leave Santa Fe last fall I missed the death of Janet Reno from Parkinson's Disease at a young 78. So when a piece about her appeared in the year's New York Times magazine death features a couple months back I was stunned. As a Floridian for many . . .
If you're lucky, your parents instilled lessons about how to be a good human. And if you're super-lucky, the lessons stuck. But in case they didn't, here are my tips on how to be a good human. Because we sure do need more good humans around here. Right? Be there. Being present with your friends, . . .
One of the things I find so interesting about social media is the close up and personal view they provide of human behavior...in its rawest form. It's surprising how unguarded people are about what they post. It's as if they don't understand how much of themselves they reveal. And here's what . . .
Got a question for you. I was chatting online with a friend last week about how busy I was preparing for the launch of my new business, when he asked me this: "Can't you just be a happy retired person?" He's super-happy in his retirement. He rides his motorcycle or bike, spends a couple hours a . . .
My life has always been full of surprises. The unexpected. Love and betrayal. Family crazies. Friendships gained and lost. Your life's probably been the same. Because that's what life is. It's full of surprises. Today I'm at Stanford Hospital, where my husband is having a three-hour surgery. We . . .
When we think something is "hard to believe" it's usually because it doesn't fit our existing paradigm of the world. Most of us are wedded to our view of how things are: it's how we make sense of the world around us. Ideas that don't fit our orderly view are easily scoffed at. I've noticed that one . . .
I don't know about you, but the tension pervading every corner of this nation since The Election weighs heavily on me. Maybe you feel the same way. Because 45 and his craziness have generated a whole lot of stress. It's important that we not let all the negativity and tension drag us down. Which . . .
I know there are people who think we are born, live and upon death, fade to black. Period. End of story. I'm not one of them. It makes no sense that the this entire complicated system would be set up for...nothing. So why are we here? It's really pretty simple, in my view. We are here to . . .