You may be used to carrying old hurts and pain. . it feels familiar. You probably feel like you really can't let them go. But, in order to receive positive energy and begin to heal, we must release the old, outdated, negative "saddlebags" which don't...

You know the expression, "all the world's a stage"? Well, the world DOES set the stage, but we choose how to act each and every day. There are so many people who make excuses for their bad behavior. There really is no excuse. How we...

Whenever our ego takes charge of our emotions, it's only telling us half the story, and that story is only our view of the situation. We are constantly being hit with "ego darts". . someone embarrasses us, someone insults us, someone did a better job...

Halloween brings back great memories! I grew up in an apartment building in Flushing, Queens, and how wonderful is was to run up and down the stairwell from floor to floor with my friends without even wearing a coat! The best part was coming back...

I have attended many Masquerade Balls and noticed something interesting. Normal people become a little more crazy and less inhibited when protected by the anonymity of a mask. In order to hide our insecurities, we put on a "mask" to show the world a different...

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...

I believe our greatest barrier to improving in life is our self-talk. We can be our own worst enemy! We all know the phrase "you are what you eat". Well, the same principle applies to your thoughts. You are what you think you are. The...

I have always felt a connection to Mermaids. It is interesting that women who connect with Mermaids have an additional dimension to their empathy. Like Mermaids, they extend their auras through other people. This allows them to sense the other person's feelings as if those...

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs. Coal starts off ugly and dirty and then, under incredible pressure, is turned into one of the earth's most precious and beautiful possessions. If jealousy and resentment are making you feel pressured...

This photo, taken around 1995, was when both my parents were healthy and vital. The other day I went to the cemetery to visit them. They both died within two years of each other, and these visits are always difficult. Every time I go, I...