Positive Energy can Change the World

  This past Sept 11th snuck up on me. When I turned on the news that morning, I wasn’t prepared.  I was watching the coverage from ground zero as my 10 year old daughter was getting ready for school and she looked over at me just as a tear rolled down my face. She asked…

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So Hum. I Am That.

I had a So Hum kind of a week last week. The kind of week where it feels as if you have a million balls in the air with no chance to catch them all. And drop a ball I did. I missed an important meeting with my daughter’s teacher. Even after I realized and…

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“Embrace your Place” to be happy

After returning from my sunny, warm vacation, I could feel the never-ending winter getting to me. Last week when my daughter asked me if it was EVER going to be warm again, I had that tiny inkling of doubt myself even as I answered, “Of course it will”. Being angry and frustrated about the weather…

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BE the CHANGE you wish to see

Last week I happened to be in a sunny beachy place with my family which was a welcome respite from all of the unrelenting cold of this winter. As I stepped on to the beach our first day,  I felt huge gratitude. I was  enjoying the feeling of the warm soft sand under my feet…

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Kindness is often its own reward

Last week I was inspired by the profound difference between being “Nice” and  being “Kind”. I then also realized that it had been “National Kindness Day” the prior day  and I stumbled upon the following quote from William John Bennett which summed up my thoughts. “A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward.” It is always…

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