I belong to a neighborhood “I Neighbor” group.
This platform allows us to discuss changes in fire department service, why a road is closed or even when toilet paper is available.
The other day, a woman wrote in about her daughter. The [...]
Neuroscientist Dr. Nicole Gravagna is the author of MindSET Your Manners, a book about mastering life changes. Her articles have also been seen in Forbes, Inc., Newsweek, and others.
MindSET Your Manners
How did you, [...]
Today’s guest is Human Behavior & Relationship Expert, Dr. Patrick Wanis PhD, author of the new audio book, Get Over Your Ex Now! Love Isn’t Enough – The Breakup Cure His expert analysis has been featured by major [...]
In this podcast, we feature Julie Austin, an award-winning author inventor and keynote speaker. Julie and her products have appeared throughout the National Media including The TODAY Show, HGTV, Fast Company and The Wall [...]
In this podcast, we are talking with Keyana The Artist author of several poetry books, including Why Won’t We Tell? vs Why Anyone Listens?
What inspired you to write this new book?
How did you start [...]
Sonya T. Cruel, the Transition Coach, joins us to discuss her latest release, Transition From Then to Now to Next, where she shares tips and tools to help you navigate life’s transitions gracefully. Whether by choice or circumstance, transition [...]
Becoming a senior
Everyone is younger and thinner than I am, I turned 65 this summer.
I couldn’t even say the sentence out loud, couldn’t say the word Medicare in a public space.
From a purely linguistic perspective, Medicare had become the [...]
Nataly Resokian is the author of Masks, a dark fictional tale based on true life events detailing the social sexual and religious taboos that take place in LabaNON and the Arab world, especially among the glitz and glamor of celebrities and [...]
You may have come across admonitions lately to have “no ego”, to be unattached and Zen, and to reach happiness by letting go of attachments, thereby reaching a state of pure or undistracted consciousness.
What is this desirable state of [...]
“We can never have enough of nature.
The sight of it must refresh us with inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features. The sea coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and decaying trees, the thunder-clouds, and the rain, [...]
Using free time.
While on a business trip, most women use their free time to exercise in the hotel gym, find the nearest wine bar, or pretend they are comfortable browsing in Saks Fifth Avenue. I usually combine all three by briskly walking [...]
Aspiring song writer, Twinkle Zaman is the author of two books – Transparent and her latest, Twenty Something, collections of poetry that reflect the challenges facing millennials and their thoughts surrounding them.
Keith Buff is an 18 year AVM survivor. Similar to a brain aneurism, it impacts all motor skills and doctors thought he would never walk, eat or talk clearly again. Keith, now a motivational speaker, tells the story of his journey to recovery [...]
We kind of take the entrance ramp for granted.
We are so used to getting on the ramp that we fail to see its value.
Think about the purpose of the on ramp. Its purpose is to facilitate a car going from street to expressway as quickly as possible. [...]
No matter what you learned in your youth, good or bad, you can change that orientation by understanding what happened to you.
With understanding, you can rewrite the hard drive in your mind. You can decide to take action. You can move toward [...]
Most people think they know exactly what it means to be an adult:
Pay all your bills on time, do your own laundry, and don’t get fired from your job. Or if you’re a little more rebellious, it may be something like: hire someone to [...]
Heading eastbound across southern California, the sun set low in the sky.
We looked for a campsite in the rocky terrain east of Joshua Tree National Monument.
“We better find a spot soon,” Sandi said.
“I’m looking, dear,” I said.
After hosting a Saturday event at my office, I had limited time to get to a fundraising GALA. Let me just add at this point to the story, an expensive GALA where the most worthwhile time is the cocktail hour when the networking [...]
Over the years, one of my friends married a beautiful woman and fathered two boys.
He shared his pride with me as they grew to become men. I watched their pictures fill the entire front of his refrigerator. His boys adorned the walls of the [...]
Pastoral Counselor Nancy Jensen is the author of the new book Resurrected Mind: How One Family’s Miracle Can Provide Hope For You, the true, miraculous story of how Nancy and her family persevered to extraordinary lengths to [...]
Author Jennifer Karin Jordan celebrates dads year-round in her new book, DADLY Wisdom. She’ll tell her journey of writing the book, share some of the fathers’ wisdom, and give tips to attain your dreams.
Denice Hartmann-Manfredi is author of the upcoming book It’s A Noisy, Noisy World: A Journey Through Adversity and Deafness, where she shares a remarkable journey of hope and inspiration with living life despite being hearing [...]
Backcountry mountaineering takes guts, gumption and strength.
Not for the meek. Not for the lazy. Not for the mild. It taxes and tantalizes at the same time. The wilderness summons the deep, primordial spirit of mountain men and women. It spills [...]
Recently a client called upset with his CEO.
He read the handwriting on the wall. Or so he thought. He just wasn’t sure what the handwriting was saying. Should the client stay? Should the client leave? Should he look at the myriad of other [...]
Let’s set the bar straight.
Everyone loves each other. Everyone watches one another. We all like each other. We are intrigued by one another. Forget what you think or what so and so said. This love and like is inherent. Cats and dogs show [...]
Along life’s highway, you will befriend countless people from school, work, sports and church.
Each person offers you different degrees of friendship. Some casual, some close and a few become best friends. Gym-rat friends encourage you. Work [...]
Veterinarian Dr. Liz Fernandez is the author of the new book Sacred Gifts of a Short Life: Uncovering Wisdom of our Pets End of Life Journeys, and she offers us the silver lining that can be uncovered as we embrace the broken [...]
With a surprising number of boomers heading towards retirement, most are not ready to spend their days hitting the golf balls or playing bridge.
Instead they are looking to the future with enthusiasm and gusto. Why? Because they know that now [...]