How You Can Get a Grip in Just a Few Minutes

I started practicing a 20-minute meditation right after my coffee is ready every morning. In fact, using the app DailyCalm.com, I have completed (as of today) 412 consecutive mornings. I highly recommend you give this a try.

In our crazy-busy world, most of us don’t take the time to slow down and... Read More

Saying Goodbye to Summer

It is always a sad day for me when I open the door in the early morning and it’s chilly enough to require wearing a sweatshirt.

Even before the leaves start to turn those first cooler days are Mother Nature’s warning bell that our beloved summer at the Jersey Shore is in its annual swan song.

Of course, as a “Local”... Read More

Bring Some Summer Fun To Your Workplace

It’s summer, the weather is beautiful, and you and your coworkers are stuck in the office.  You find your mind drifting to summer barbeques, days at the beach – all while staring at that spreadsheet on your screen.  This scenario is starting to play out in offices across the country.  So,... Read More

July 4th Fun Facts

Happy July 4th

Happy Independence Day!  As we spend time with friends and family celebrating our nation, I thought I would share just a few fun facts surrounding July 4th:

  • The Declaration of Independence wasn’t actually signed on July 4th. In fact, July 4th is only the date on the document. ... Read More

Five Tips to A Stress-Free Vacation

If you are a solopreneur or a small business owner, you know how difficult it is to pull yourself away from the office for any length of time, let alone for a vacation.  Here are five tips to help you plan that much-needed time away from the office:

  1. Choose a time when... Read More

Are You Surprised To Learn I Was An Early Feminist?

When I left the bucolic countryside of my high school years behind, I enrolled at Russell Sage College in urban Troy, New York which was, and until this year, a women’s college.During the late 70’s, I learned about and embraced “Feminism” which shaped my state of mind and body.I... Read More

My Family’s Soldier Boys

Every year Memorial Day touches my heart in a way few other holidays do. Both of my brothers served in the United States Military and after their service both returned home. My family and I will always be grateful... Read More

Spring’s Renewal Takes Many Forms

Maria Robinson wrote: “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today to make a new ending.”

How true. In the beginning of my divorce I was consumed with how I had been wronged and emotionally abused. Unbidden flashes of memory crossed my mind leaving me saddened... Read More

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