Make This Your Best Ever Gift to Mom (and Yourself)

See details for special Mother’s Day Gift below! I’m writing about Mother’s Day a whole week in advance of its celebration here in the U.S.…. both so we (I) won’t forget, and also because it should be at LEAST a Mom’s Week, rather than a Day. That’s my honest opinion,...
How to Bounce Back after Failure

How to Bounce Back after Failure

Recently I’ve been sharing my life story, drawn as a series of “ups and downs”  on a timeline, to demonstrate to my clients and audiences how to bounce back from tragedy, wrong turns or perceived failures. If I can do it as many times as I have, I promise you, so can...
Here’s your Brain on Fear (Rather than Love)

Here’s your Brain on Fear (Rather than Love)

Did you know…?   Your brain reacts to media-induced fear much like it would to a noisy city street. If you’re watching any amount of mainstream media these days, likely you’re receiving too many logic-defying “inputs” for you to process…. and...

Why Your Super Ego is not a Super Hero

Most Super Villains have hideouts. You remember the Nightclub Lounge, base operations for the Penguin, or the Ha-Ha-Hacienda, lair of the Joker, both arch-enemies of Batman. Or there was LexCorp, headquarters for Lex Luthor, nemesis of Superman. But even Batman hid...

The Truth about Self-Loathing (and How to Cure It)

I’ve parented four teenagers, and am still in the process of raising two. One of whom just went to college, so my level of influence on her is quite limited, but there’s still the sense that I have some role in her life, even if mostly to support her in her own path....