Archive for August, 2013

You Are the Wind Beneath My Wings

“DITTO!” was all it took to bring tears to me eyes. You wouldn’t think one word at the end of a tweet from someone you don’t “know,” retweeted by someone else you don’t “know,” would make you cry. But it did. Actually, to be honest, it was the combination of the tweet, the “DITTO!”, and […]


21 Centering Thoughts From Deepak Chopra

I recently returned to my meditation practice with Oprah and Deepak Chopra’s 21-day Meditation Challenge, Miraculous Relationships!, of which today is Day 16. While there are only five more days to go in the free program, it’s also available for purchase  either in the form of online access or CDs.  (I’m not in any way […]


Five Great Tips to Sleep When You Can’t

Ever wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? Or maybe you just can’t get to sleep to begin with? Me too. Lots. Truth be told, I’ve never been a good sleeper. I toss and turn, ruminate, think about what I wish I’d done instead of what I did […]


10 Things Our Daughters Could Learn From Whitney Houston

Multi-award winning singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was born on this day in 1963.


Escape. Embrace. Or Not. Or Both.

I follow a number of interesting blogs, among them that of TK Coleman, a self-described philosopher whose blog tagline reads: “Ideas are my intoxication. Philosophy is my psychedelic.” In a recent post, titled “Escape,” Coleman discusses the nature of “personality:” what it is, how  it’s formed, how we and others experience our own. He begins […]