Jealously is a damaging emotion. It makes us feel like someone else has won and we have lost if we perceive that they have something we do not. It's all about changing our mindset. I, for one, love to be around people who I look...

Small words have a deep effect on our subconscious mind. If you say, “I'll TRY to do that", you're really not going to be putting much effort into it, and may not even do it at all. How often do you use the word"try" when...

As a child, I adored the movie "Wizard of Oz". Now that I am an adult, I can see the many messages the movie was sending, one of which is that we have to go through tribulations to understand what we really want. Dorothy went...

Yesterday a fly got into my car. It was on the window, and so I opened it to let it out. It just flew from the window further into the car! I opened the other window. It few into the backseat! The difference between the...

Do you really listen to yourself and your inner "chatter"? This inner "gossip" is one of the main causes for your low self esteem and lack of self belief. Over time, another person, or even YOU, said you were not good enough. Since then, you...

A great way to break the habit of chronic worrying is to create a "worry appointment" with yourself. Choose a set time and place for worrying. It should be the same every day (e. g. In the living room from 6: 00 to 6: 20...

If you believe that you are going to fail, you will unconsciously sabotage every opportunity to succeed. If you often think that you don't deserve happiness or money or a good relationship, and that it's too difficult to try, you will be blind to opportunities....

I used to spend many hours worrying about anything and everything. Then, I realized this: Worrying won't change the outcome. Regardless of how many scenarios I torture myself with, it won't change reality. Try asking yourself this, “Am I going to change the outcome by...

Last night we had the pleasure of attending my friend Giada Valenti's monthly concert at Etcetera, Etcetera restaurant in Manhattan. As usual, she was a big hit. The other big hit was the owner of the restaurant, Daniele! I am using him today as an...

I have to admit it. I awoke today, for no apparent reason, in a bad mood. I just felt like throwing the covers back over my head and staying in bed. But, if I really wanted to keep feeling "down" and staying down, that would...