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The Journey to Inner Peace & Delight

When I graduated from college with an engineering degree, I thought I had arrived. My joy was short lived; I had to find a job, and in 1971, they were in short supply. To insure that I’d be happy, I got married immediately upon graduation. Surely, being married would bring [...]

2020-01-29T18:12:35+00:00December 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Journey to Inner Peace & Delight

Burnout Be Gone

Do you remember the days when a 40-hour work week was standard? We all know those days are gone. Wayne Muller, in his classic book Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in our Busy Lives states that we live in a world where overwork is seen as a professional virtue. [...]

2020-01-29T18:14:45+00:00December 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Burnout Be Gone

How Can I See This Differently?

This is perhaps one of the most helpful questions to ask yourself when you are feeling stressed out or stuck. Whether you’re upset about your boss, spouse, a problem at work, or world news, changing your perspective will empower you to find creative solutions and relief. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer [...]

2020-01-29T18:15:07+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Can I See This Differently?

BE RESILIENT: Play the Ball Where the Monkey Drops It

A good friend and business colleague, Wendy Kershner, sent me this wonderful story that I’d like to paraphrase for you. It comes from a book with the above title written by Gregory Knox James (2001). During the colonization of India, the British settled in Calcutta. They missed their game of [...]

2020-01-29T18:15:17+00:00July 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on BE RESILIENT: Play the Ball Where the Monkey Drops It

Start Here to Find Real Happiness

Deepak Chopra, M.D., author and pioneer in the field of mind body medicine, quotes a study of risk factors for heart disease done by the Massachusetts Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Surprisingly, the #1 risk factor was job dissatisfaction, and #2 was a low sense of personal happiness. Many [...]

2020-01-29T18:15:28+00:00June 6th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Start Here to Find Real Happiness

Rx for What Ails Us: Choose Peace

“The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small.” – Mother Teresa There has never been a greater need for peace in the world than right NOW. Mother Teresa was right on. Watch the news or observe conversations and human interactions around you, [...]

2020-01-29T18:26:43+00:00March 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Rx for What Ails Us: Choose Peace

How to Improve Your Love Life

Imagine walking down the street and having only $5.00 in your pocket and not much more in your bank account – tough times. Your best friend, approaches and dejectedly asks if you could give him a couple dollars – he looks distressed. Since it’s a dear friend, you reach into [...]

2020-01-29T18:26:53+00:00February 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How to Improve Your Love Life

7 Tips for a Healthy Winter

Winter presents challenges in the Northeast, and it also has charm. The pace of life slows in the winter. Do you notice and appreciate the stillness brought on with snow? Nature seems to take a deep sigh from the frenzy of the warmer months. As an engineering student in college, [...]

2020-01-29T18:27:03+00:00January 7th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Tips for a Healthy Winter

How to Be Cool Without Trying [Effortless Meditation™]

I’m often asked by new meditators, “Why isn’t everyone doing this?” It’s an excellent question and one that still perplexes me, even after 40+ years of daily meditation experience. I am not alone in my wonder. What is cool? Mehmet Oz, M.D. made an interesting and insightful comment in a [...]

2020-01-29T18:27:33+00:00November 29th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on How to Be Cool Without Trying [Effortless Meditation™]

Fertilizer for Growth: Be Still

When introduced to meditation in 1974, I was skeptical. As an engineer, skepticism came naturally. Yet, the meditation instructor who had just given an introductory lecture was convincing. Do Less, Accomplish More Meditation, he said, was one activity that would enhance every aspect of our lives. In the same way [...]

2020-01-29T18:27:43+00:00September 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Fertilizer for Growth: Be Still
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