I just got finished watching a documentary on the composer Stephen Sondheim, and one of the things he talked about was an incident with his mother which propelled me to write this status. On her way to surgery, she handed him a note that read,...

This status is going to be a little long, but I just had to write it. I just got finished watching a documentary on the composer Stephen Sondheim, and one of the things he talked about was an incident with his mother which propelled me...

We are constantly bombarded with images of what life should be and of what is expected of us. If you don't perform, you can be fired. If you don't look great, you can get passed by. This causes us to put pressure on ourselves and...

Unfortunately, most of us, at one time or another, have had our trust betrayed by someone we thought was sincere. We also know how difficult it is to ever trust that person again. There are many reasons why people deliberately betray the trust of others....

I recently read a story about a man who decided to "resign" as an adult and go back to having the responsibilities of an 8 year old. Those were the days when life was simple, when all you knew was to be happy. Candy was...

Today, I had plans with someone that ended up not working out. At first I was angry at the inconvenience, but in a pinch, I decided to call a client who I had an appointment with next week and who happened to be available today....

There's an old Chinese belief that an invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but it will never break. There are several different versions of this in both Japanese and...

If there is someone who expects you to be someone you really are not, think twice. It's always better to lose a relationship for being who you are, than to sacrifice your self-respect. Your identity is more important than a little heartache. You can always...

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...