Get Happy: Summer’s End and The Meaning of Unconditional Happiness

The frail elderly woman picked at her short curly hair with a comb, her back against her husband’s chest. “Did I get it all?” she asked. “Yes, honey, but don’t make it too big.” She laughed. “I had to wait until it dried.” “Remember how wild and crazy it was when we were younger, baby?”…

Get Real: Are you thinking yourself miserable?

If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place. – Lao Tzu Our minds can be our worst enemies. As I indicated in the video, I’ve suffered from anxiety and bad ruminating thoughts most of my life. I had no idea I had the power to correct course until I…

Should you respond to criticism online?

In the last two weeks, I’ve witnessed two New York Times bestselling authors caught up in online drama related to book reviews. As a writer myself who has my work out there for others to judge, I feel their pain. Even though we’re supposed to have a “thick skin,” no one wants to see our…

Love peace? Opt out.

In my twenties, I watched a lot of TV. As those were my making babies-nursing-babies years, you could find me in the world’s most comfy leather recliner trying to de-stress from a hard day marketing and advertising wares; babe on boob, eyes glued to the boob tube. I watched a lot of true crime shows,…