Hatred of other destroys us all

In our current political climate there is so much distrust and outright hatred that we will all suffer in the end no matter who the “winner” is.  Those who are deliberately stoking the flames of this fire are winning.  And it is happening on both sides of the political theater.  All of us in the .. read more

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On October 27th, 2018, posted in: Uncategorized by

Trump only a distraction

On January 22nd, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

Mornings: NOT UGH anymore!

By breathing deeply throughout your morning shower, you inhale the negative ions that running water emits.  These ions boost your mood and are just plain good for your well-being. In addition to that piece of great morning news, you can take a few extra minutes at the end of your shower to meditate on an .. read more

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On January 9th, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

2017 A New Challenge

2017 will be a challenge for many of us.  How will we deal with Donald Trump as president of the U.S.?  How will we not succumb to anger, fear, outrage, stress and the feeling of helplessness or hopelessness? In addition to political actions, we must care for our own souls and mental well-being.  Reflecting on .. read more

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On January 2nd, 2017, posted in: Uncategorized by

Julie Holland, psychiatrist, says women’s emotions are needed today

In an article about the overmedication of women for perfectly normal female reactions such as sensitivity to the needs of others, irritability,  being more emotional than men,  etc.  Julie Holland, NY psychiatrist,  says, “For personal growth, for a satisfying marriage and for a more peaceful world, what we need is more empathy, compassion, receptivity, emotionality and vulnerability, .. read more

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On March 4th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

Hey, What Happened to that “Landmark” Resolution??

On October 31, 2000 the United Nations Security Council adopted resolution 1325 which “reaffirms the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts, peace negotiations, peace-building, peacekeeping, humanitarian response and in post-conflict reconstruction and stresses the importance of their equal participation and full involvement in all efforts for the maintenance and promotion .. read more

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On February 22nd, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

Heroines Needed

A heroine is “a woman of distinguished courage or ability, admired for her brave deeds and noble qualities” (dictionary.com).   We need heroines – not the pop culture heroines who amplify their masculine characteristics in order to emulate Rambo – but heroines who create lovingkindness, equality, empathy and harmony within their families, within their communities,  within their countries.  These heroines will save .. read more

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On February 20th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

Charlie Hebdo et al.

It seems that the “War on Terror” is not succeeding.  The “War to End All Wars” certainly didn’t live up to its name.  If we’ve had war after war after war and we still are fighting numerous wars around the world, Albert Einstein’s definition of “insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and .. read more

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On January 13th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by


Did you know that one year after winning the lottery or one year after becoming a paraplegic, people return to the same level of happiness they were at before?   Hmmm….   Happy HAPPY New Year to all!  

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On January 4th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

War on Christmas

War on Christmas.    Where?   I see Christmas decorations in every store (starting the day after Halloween) and in every town.   I hear Christmas music on the radio, in malls, in elevators, in restaurants.    People can’t say Merry Christmas anymore.    Who can’t?    I hear it constantly.  Yes, I also hear Happy Holidays but then again, .. read more

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On December 9th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by