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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
“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.”
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. [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]