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It’s Boomer Energy Time!—Five Ways to Practice Presence in Critical Times

July 8th, 2009

These critical times can actually be the Baby Boomers’ finest hour. We are survivors of many life challenges such as career changes, job loss, personal or loved one’s illnesses and shattering events such as death of parents and relatives. More than that, we are learning to thrive in difficult times and discovering ways to share our inner wisdom with others. Staying centered and present in critical times is one of the Boomer’s greatest gifts. It brings us to the spiritual wisdom that allows our energy to flow from within to help others. We can be the caring presence for others in the center... Read More

You ARE who you hang with…

June 22nd, 2009

I read once that you are the “average” of the people you hang around. If you hang out with people who are unmotivated, are complainers, look for problems rather than solutions and are “talkers” not “doers”, you’re putting big barriers up toward reaching your goals. Take a look at the people you spend time with. Are they like-minded? Do they have similar values? Are they working on their personal and professional strategies for success? Are you? If you’re feeling stuck in your own story and frustrated with your life and career, part of your problem could be who you hang out with! Get... Read More

Susan Boyle\’s Beauty on the Inside

June 8th, 2009

Thanks to the Internet, we all had a chance to learn a lesson from Susan Boyle when she sang “I Dreamed a Dream” before judges of the TV show, “Britain has Talent.” What a surreal and thrilling moment for her. And what a wake-up call for the rest of us. Her 15 minutes of fame aren\’t over yet. So far, almost 100 million viewers have seen her on YouTube. Why the viral nature of this phenomenon? Of course we\’re all pretty fed up with the media focus on the economic meltdown or vapid teen pop stars, and desperate for a heartwarming story. Or are we really looking... Read More

Susan Boyle\’s Beauty on the Inside

June 8th, 2009

Thanks to the Internet, we all had a chance to learn a lesson from Susan Boyle when she sang “I Dreamed a Dream” before judges of the TV show, “Britain has Talent.” What a surreal and thrilling moment for her. And what a wake-up call for the rest of us. Her 15 minutes of fame aren\’t over yet. So far, almost 100 million viewers have seen her on YouTube. Why the viral nature of this phenomenon? Of course we\’re all pretty fed up with the media focus on the economic meltdown or vapid teen pop stars, and desperate for a heartwarming story. Or are we really looking... Read More

Susan Boyle\’s Beauty on the Inside

June 8th, 2009

Thanks to the Internet, we all had a chance to learn a lesson from Susan Boyle when she sang “I Dreamed a Dream” before judges of the TV show, “Britain has Talent.” What a surreal and thrilling moment for her. And what a wake-up call for the rest of us. Her 15 minutes of fame aren\’t over yet. So far, almost 100 million viewers have seen her on YouTube. Why the viral nature of this phenomenon? Of course we\’re all pretty fed up with the media focus on the economic meltdown or vapid teen pop stars, and desperate for a heartwarming story. Or are we really looking... Read More

Susan Boyle\’s Beauty on the Inside

June 8th, 2009

Thanks to the Internet, we all had a chance to learn a lesson from Susan Boyle when she sang “I Dreamed a Dream” before judges of the TV show, “Britain has Talent.” What a surreal and thrilling moment for her. And what a wake-up call for the rest of us. Her 15 minutes of fame aren\’t over yet. So far, almost 100 million viewers have seen her on YouTube. Why the viral nature of this phenomenon? Of course we\’re all pretty fed up with the media focus on the economic meltdown or vapid teen pop stars, and desperate for a heartwarming story. Or are we really looking... Read More

Casino Spirituality

June 8th, 2009

Sunday in Reno at the Grand sierra I ventured through the crowds, flashing lights, noise and dim lights to the Grand Theatre to attend the Transform Your Life Conference with Marianne Williamson, Rabbi Shmuley and Dannion Brinkley. They talked about life, love and the hereafter. Marianne encouraged us to get off our butts and grow up and realize this is not a dress rehearsal. We\’re doing it and our ‘collective we’, have things to do and do now. Feeding all the children is paramount in her message. The Rabbi talked about sex. Yeah, he talked about sex and the dying of it. We have overexposed... Read More

Making Minestrone in the Moment (While Dancing the Ideal Life)

April 28th, 2009

What makes a good minestrone soup is balance. First, one must consider the variety of vegetables and the amount you\’ll use. Second, vegetables need to be cut and sized so they complement each other. Then there\’s the right blend of spices and herbs; and, finally, its flavor is determined by how long you cook it. Balance these elements, and you\’ll get perfect minestrone every time. What makes a delicious person is very much like the minestrone formula. How a person assembles their particular variety of qualities—how each quality is proportioned among the others—determines... Read More

Captain Sullenberger: Heroes and Lessons Learned

March 16th, 2009

Bravery and humility – often at the heart of fairy tales – are qualities that can inspire all of us to be the best that we can be. And, with the doom and gloom of the economic crisis, we were primed and about ready for a miracle. People want to feel hopeful again. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III safely landed a US Airways flight 1549 with 155 passengers and crew onboard in the Hudson River when the plane encountered problems after takeoff. Everyone survived. A spokesman for the U.S. Airline Pilots Association says that Sullenberger acted \’very calm and cool, very... Read More

Transition – Three reasons why it could be the best thing that ever happens to you

November 21st, 2008

Women may have to deal with a number of transitions in their lifetime. Many will be difficult, some will cause stress and others can be downright painful! These difficult periods in our lives are not pleasant and while we are in the midst of them, we may not be able to see a light at the end of the tunnel. So how can something so difficult end up being the best thing that ever happens to you? 1. Pain – it wakes you up I am sure many of you have heard the expression “no pain, no gain” right? Do we ever really grow while our lives are moving along smoothly and easily? Not a chance! There is... Read More