When two people with healthy boundaries enter into a relationship, they encourage wholeness, independence and greatness in their partner. They know how to trust and that normal glitches found in all relationships can be worked out constructively. If we don't have self-respect, it affects our...

Some days everything just seems to go wrong. Or so it seems. We feel like there's a black cloud over us and nothing will ever be "right" for us. When this happens, take a deep breath and put things in perspective. Consider this: It could...

Next week I have the distinct pleasure of being honored as one of the 20 most inspirational people in NYC. Inspiration is something we all need to get us through and help maintain our peace of mind in a world where negative forces constantly infiltrate...

I will admit that I come from a long line of negative thinkers. Hearing and experiencing the ways of negatively charged people for many years teaches us to behave and react in the same way. It took me a long time, and I still struggle...

When I want to cleanse my computer of some of the garbage I receive, I press "delete" and then "empty trash". When I find myself thinking a negative or self-defeating thought, I do the same...

I, like all of you, want to feel attractive and look attractive. There is nothing wrong with that. What IS wrong is when we look to outside standards of beauty for guidance such as airbrushed, perfect images on magazine covers and t. v. commercials. Somehow,...

Many of us live our days with persistent sadness. For some of us, all we need is a good cry to cleanse ourselves of the pain and sorrow we are feeling and then feel rejuvenated. But, when the sadness becomes a part of our life...

It's a beautiful day today here in the tri-state area. But, many don't realize it because they are focusing on the less favorable elements of the day instead of being grateful for the blessings in front of them. Having a "beautiful day" means not only...

Do you ever wake up with a "knot in your stomach" for no apparent reason? This form of "free floating anxiety" occurs when your brain thinks there is some apparent threat to your well-being. Try to identify if there truly is something that is worrying...

Be aware of who you are spending time with because the habits of others can be contagious. For instance, if you are the smartest person in your group of friends, then you need to enlarge your group. If the people you surround yourself with tend...