How many of us know people who seemingly have it all, but yet are still unhappy. That is why we must realize that true happiness comes from within and how we feel about ourselves from deep within our core. It is not conditional, based on...

In his new book, the actor, Rob Lowe, talks about growing up in Malibu with his single mom and two brothers with very little money and very few luxuries. His friends, however, were privileged. One day, he was invited to a party thrown by one...

Imagine leaving your daily routine for a few days. Maybe you imagine basking in the sun on a white sand beach, or maybe going to a spa and being pampered from heat to toe. Or, maybe you imagine not even leaving your home, but having...

It is virtually impossible to avoid some negativity to enter into our "zone". However, just because someone (or a situation) is throwing it your way, this doesn't mean you need to catch it or let if affect you emotionally. You can't swim in polluted water...

If we start each day with the philosophy that life is only beginning, we will stay young and vital until we take our last breath. Sometimes when I lament about my age and how I wish I could be younger, I stop myself and realize...

The words "what if" have been the undoing of many people because usually they are followed by negative thoughts. Taking control of your life includes taking control of the the fear that stops you from taking risks. Fear is just a thought. It is a...

Many people find it easy and comforting to blindly follow what others do and say without questioning their qualifications and without doing their own independent thinking and due process. It is harder to understand that certain groups of people can be wrong than to do...

There is a great quote by Dr. Seuss that says "don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened". We all have regrets about things from our past that we wish we could have done or reacted to differently...

During the course of every day, we make thousands of decisions. We wake up and decide what outfit we will wear, we decide what to eat for breakfast, and we decide when to leave for work. We also decide whether to be happy or whether...

We all know these people, "Mr. Doom and Mrs. Gloom". You can recognize them very easily. Here's what they are like: They have a negative view of the world; They criticize others on a regular basis; They are the first ones to tell you that...