Action Creates Mood

“What are you in the mood for? Chinese food? Pizza? Mac and cheese?” Everybody, at least in our culture, has had this experience. In ordinary everyday situations, we let our mood – which has to do with emotions… Read More

Bad Advice

Many years ago a friend of mine who lived in San Francisco, California was going through a tough time. He was pursuing a career in the arts, against his parents’ wishes. He was approaching the age of thirty,… Read More

Why We Suffer

You know what they say about life. There are two things we can be sure of: death and taxes. However, suffering seems to be an inevitable part of the whole experience also. But, let us not despair. Talking… Read More


It has been talked about as long as people have had the power of thought and speech. An ideal state of affairs between individuals and groups, and between humankind and our environment. As much as it has been… Read More


All people have their own ways of handling emotions. Some people deny their feelings or stuff them down, while others wear them openly. Some people seem by nature unemotional, whereas others are live wires. Some view emotional people… Read More

Speak with Care

It goes without saying that most people want to be understood. If you are among them, it makes sense that you would take responsibility for communicating your thoughts, opinions and feelings clearly and accurately. In a recent couples… Read More

Opportunity Beckons

“Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers—for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13: 1-2  How would your life be different if you viewed each moment as… Read More

Fooling Yourself

“You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” – Abraham Lincoln Do you know… Read More

What’s Your Story?

Most people love a good story. In fact, people have been telling stories as long as we have existed. You may know about the cave paintings at various locations in France, which depict human and animal figures. They… Read More

Your Full Potential

“No one ever lay on his death bed thinking, “Gee, I wish I had spent more time at work.” If you have attended a funeral, you know what a eulogy is. Have you ever wondered about yours? Everyone… Read More