Do You Believe Your Mirror?

Can any of us look at ourselves in the mirror and see what it truly reflects, without our prejudice altering the image there? Do we always focus on the negative and let our eyes go to the thighs that we perceive as too big, or the ‘balcony’ that is too small? Can any of us…

Pledging allegiance

To what or whom do you owe loyalty? Reading about the resignation of Ralph Peters, a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer, from Fox News made me wonder about how many willingly or thoughtlessly sell their souls to attain wealth, power, position or fame. Peters claimed the network had “degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to…

It’s OK to Worry — A Little!

It turns out a little worrying is actually a productive way to problem solve. This is good news for me! I am a fretter! I know it, and everyone else does too. Unfortunately this seems to be a trait you can pass to your kids — something else for me to worry about! When I was…

Do you want to be happy? Find out how.

Does having more money increase happiness? Apparently winning the lottery doesn’t assure long-term contentment.  I know you’re saying, “I’d like to see for myself.” After good fortune of any sort, whether winning Power-ball or getting a pay raise, happiness levels spike for a short time, but return to previous levels after a few months. We seem to…