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Covid-19 And Civility: These Elements Should Co-Exist

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 [...]

Podcast: Why Won’t We Tell? vs Why Anyone Listens?

Listen Here: 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?  Expressive Poetry What inspired you to write this new book? How did you start [...]

Civility and the Coronavirus

The world remains on edge as one of the largest pandemics (Covid-19) sweeps the continents. Across the United States, at least five states to date have declared a state of emergency. According to CNN, over 300,000 students are out of school [...]
Times Up! On Harassment In The Workplace

Times Up! On Harassment In The Workplace

Bianca was pleased to get her dream job in sports management. Though being a sports information director meant odd hours and rushed deadlines, she had been working for this career opportunity for years. She even moved two times zones away from [...]

The Fantasy Of Retirement

Many people view retirement as their brass ring, their reward for decades of laboring, and they imagine their retirement to be a pleasant dream of sleeping in, pursuing hobbies, playing golf, travel, and so forth. Most of this is certainly a [...]
What IS an IS NOT Historical Fiction

What IS an IS NOT Historical Fiction

Presently, the trend in popular televisions series and films are plots that make history come alive. For example, the award-winning HBO series Boardwalk Empire focuses on the early 20’s with the rise of the Mobs (Italian, Jewish and Irish) [...]

Robert Gates Former Secretary Of Defense: His Double Birth Order

Making the rounds of all the talk shows last week has been Robert Michael Gates promoting his autobiography “Duty” where he gives us an insight into the Obama administration. He has had a history of government service, serving as the 15th [...]

Do You Always Look For The Fulfillment In Your Day?

None of us should sit and wait for the perfect moment. Seize the moment and make it perfect!  Have you ever waited for “someday” for all of your days to be perfect and the timing is right? I felt I had to rush against the clock [...]
Masks

Podcast: Masks: Fame, Betrayal, Passion

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 [...]
An Age of Inversion

An Age Of Inversion

Things seem to be topsy-turvy in the world at the moment. We have situations, for instance, where lawbreakers aren’t prosecuted, where people who claim to be tolerant are acting violently, where illegals insist on their ‘legal’ rights, [...]
Are You Part Of This Invisible Demographic

Are You Part Of This Invisible Demographic?

Listen Here: Lauren Traub Teton is the creator of TWIFTIES, the FUN People over 50. As a snowboarder over age 50, she found that there were 200,000 snowboarders in her age group, and NO products directed toward them or anyone else 50 plus years [...]

Summer Job Harassment- #METOO

I was at the local grocery store picking up produce and found myself in a conversation with the checkout girl. She was probably 16, with brunette hair and braces; I’ll call her Samantha.  Her college-bound friend, Amera, was chatting on [...]

Entitlement, Privilege, and Karma

First let’s say it: life isn’t fair. That’s a fact. There are the Haves and the Have-Nots; some people seem a lot luckier or blessed than others. But here’s another fact: karma is absolutely and perfectly fair. You reap what you sow. [...]
How Do I Win By Losing Ego

How Do I Win By Losing Ego?

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 [...]
Podcast: Dealing With A Loved One With Alzheimer's

Podcast: Dealing With A Loved One With Alzheimer’s

Close to 16 million family members now find themselves in the challenging, often exasperating, role as a primary ‘caregiver’ to a Loved One afflicted with Alzheimer’s. Our guest, Steve Goldstein was such a person, forced into a role he [...]
ADDICTED TO ANGER ONLINE?

Addicted To Anger Online?

Can anger be addictive? After working with individuals in the field for over two decades, I would definitely have to say yes! In my recent book “What’s Your Anger Type?”, I address many types of anger, in fact, some of the [...]
Don’t Let A Bully Rob You Of Good Health

Don’t Let A Bully Rob You Of Good Health

Julius knows he has been bullied since his arrival on the job. While Julius was a stand out during the interview and the search committee liked him, his boss is jealous that he earned his masters at Penn. Julius threw a wonderful party for his [...]
Won’t you be my neighbor? Summer civility pays off all year

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Summer Civility Pays Off All Year

Summertime is upon us bringing people into their outdoor spaces and recreational places. While the weather is sunny outside, are you bringing a sunny attitude to the occasional conflict that arises with your neighbors? Consider just how neighborly [...]
Overcoming & Thriving After Abuse

Podcast: Overcoming & Thriving After Abuse

Listen Here: Sharine Jones-Weaver is the author of the new book Reflections of a Woman’s Indiscretions, her personal memoirs based on a tumultuous relationship riddled with abuse, violence, and her near death. Sharine overcame the abuse, [...]
7 Types of Men to Avoid

7 Types of Men to Avoid

As the years go by and your dating roster grows longer, you begin to find patterns among men (and women, too, of course). This is not to pigeonhole fifty percent of the population, but rather to make the whole dating process a lot more efficient [...]
E-Cigarettes And Vaping: The New Teen Addiction Concern!

E-Cigarettes And Vaping: The New Teen Addiction Concern!

When e-cigarettes first came out, they were created to serve two primary purposes: 1) to wean smokers off of nicotine and reduce the harmful damages of smoking to the body of the smoker, and those around the smoker, 2) to allow smokers to come [...]

Discover Your Why & Dissolve Your Why Nots

Listen Here: Kathy Sparrow is a self-leadership expert and message strategist, lead author of Ignite Your Leadership: Proven Tools for Leaders to Energize Teams, Fuel Momentum, and Accelerate Results. She’s talking to us today about her [...]
Creating Your Reality

Creating Your Reality

The concept of co-creating reality has been around in metaphysics for quite some time, and is beginning to permeate our mainstream thinking. It is the idea that there is a correlation between your thoughts – that is, the constructed thoughtforms [...]

AS TO KARMA, BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR!

My husband and I were goofing around about what our choices would be for our next lifetimes. Since we’re not spring chickens, this interesting conversation followed on the heels of some talks about karma, some introspection about life-reviewing, [...]
Beyond Twenty Something

Podcast: Beyond “Twenty Something”

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. Listen Here: Beyond [...]
Don't Buy Into The Victim Thing

Don’t Buy Into The Victim Thing

Sometimes it’s all too easy to frame your storyline as one in which things are happening to you by chance or through no effort of your own, unfairly, unjustly, and that you are a victim of circumstances, with the worst luck. To see your life [...]
A Message For Anti- Bullying Month - A Glimpse At Steven Spielberg

A Message For Anti- Bullying Month – A Glimpse At Steven Spielberg

So, do you have a child being bullied? Perhaps you are facing adult bullying? Those facing abuse and aggression can prevail. Those facing bullying can use those unfortunate experiences to create new messages. The inspiration for this blog is [...]

Two Degrees Of Effort Over Time Equates To Exponential Results

Energetic people, dedicated people and individuals with passionate missions utilize the “Two Degrees of Effort Over Time” model in order to bring success into their lives. Introverted, quiet and even timid people engage the same model in [...]

Intuitive Shopping

When you go through a store looking for your item but passing many enticing things that call out to you, and when you then stop, pick up that item, examine it for a few seconds, and put it into your shopping cart, that is called impulse shopping. Stores [...]

I’m Happy Being Ugly

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares drop off like autumn leaves.” John [...]

Podcast: Determination

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 [...]

Want To Get In The Conversation Fast? Build Your Own On Ramp

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. [...]

Worm’s Eye View Versus An Eagle’s Eye View

Worm’s Eye-View During my high school years, quite a few of my classmates hung out in the parking lot—smoking, drinking and wasting time doing nothing. They didn’t complete their homework assignments. Many dropped out to work as tire [...]

Australia: Dancing With Dolphins In The Water

“Let’s cage ourselves and let the animals run free. Let’s find new stars and new songs to follow. Let’s build some foundations under our dreams. For if we have the prowess to destroy the earth, then we can surely save [...]

Unconditional Love: The Soul VS. The Personality

Some confusion nowadays is the result of the mixed messages between loving everyone as a function of becoming spiritual versus feeling emotionally angry with a person’s actions or beliefs. Our world seems full of people in the news – [...]