Learn to "sing your own praises" This is not the same as being a braggart who highjacks every conversation with talk about themselves. It simply makes people around you aware of what you have to offer, and people gain respect for you as they see...

My dear friend, Paola Zambony designed a dress that looks so much (but better) like the one I wore the other evening. I am posting a picture here. Check out her website to see her other beautiful creations. I love fashion! ( http: // www....

My dear friend, Paola Zambony designed a dress that looks so much like the one I wore the other evening (but better). I am posting a picture here. Check out her website to see her other beautiful creations. I love fashion! ( zambonycouture. com )...

Worry and anxiety are among the most toxic forces in our lives. They destroy our hope for the future and make us so wound up that we can't enjoy the present moment. The resulting fear paralyzes us so that we can't make decisions. Worry is...

When we fill our bodies with a diet of junk food, we can't function effectively. The same can be said about feeding our minds with "junk". If all we do is watch depressing shows on television or listen to pessimistic people around us, we become...

Columbus sailed around the world to prove to everyone that the world was round. The Wright Bros. tried time after time to get a mechanical bird to fly. They were told time and again that they couldn't do it. They achieved the impossible because they...

When we were children, we expected approval and consent before we did something. Then, we needed validation to confirm whether our behavior and actions were acceptable. If we didn't get that, we usually felt unsure of ourselves. Many adults continue this pattern of needing approval,...

Yesterday, while stuck in traffic, I noticed all the people walking across the avenue. Most looked harried and hassled, and most did not look up from their cellphones. One person looked into my car, and I smiled. They seemed perplexed, but smiled back. If you...

Read through all my inspirational posts and let them speak to your heart. In these times, where there's much chaos and disorder surrounding our lives, you're wanting to regain some peace, clarity and inspiration. Many people complain and moan constantly about their lives. You desperately...

Here's a great analogy. I actually heard a different version recently, but I am revamping it to my own personal experience. Whenever I fly and there's turbulence, I naturally start to panic. As soon as this happens, I look around the plane to see if...