Forget your reflection and focus on projection

Here's my no-fail method for dealing positively with getting older: get out of the mirror. It's so basic that it sounds like a joke, but I'm completely serious. I'm average in the looks department- one of those people whom others often refer to as "cute", though at 54 I'm well past what can reasonably be considered middle age, … Continue reading Forget your reflection and focus on projection

Friends with benefits

According to Dictionary.com noun(used as a euphemism) a friend with whom one has sex without a romantic relationship or commitment We're not going to talk about friends having sex, though it's an interesting topic. I will say I don't believe that it works. For both people. It always seemed to me that in the majority of cases one person may be completely benefiting, but the other is kidding themself. Because … Continue reading Friends with benefits

It’s 2019. Forget willpower! Try this:

An insightful comment on our last post got me thinking about intentions, leading me to my following suggestion- rather than an entire list of resolutions for the new year, why not set just one intention for yourself? To honestly set an intention, you must first understand what it is that you're actually after. Whether in … Continue reading It’s 2019. Forget willpower! Try this:

So…what do you want?

One of my favorite sayings of Dr. Phil is, "you've got to name it to claim it." This means two things to me: You can't change something within yourself that you don't acknowledge.You can't expect to get what you want if you don't even know what that something is. If you're struggling with this acknowledging and knowing, … Continue reading So…what do you want?

Are you solid?

If I had to pick just one ultimate goal behind my passion for continuing to educate and strengthen my mind/body/spirit it would be my aspiration to become solid. The picture I'm given is of chocolate Easter bunnies. Hollow bunnies crumble at the slightest poke, whereas solid bunnies need a good gnawing to do them in (and even … Continue reading Are you solid?

I Love George Bailey

*It wouldn't be Christmas to me without George Bailey. I wrote this piece some time ago and I read it often as a reminder to myself to hang in there when I'm feeling the way George did on his "crucial night". If you are having a crucial night yourself, I ask that you remember that … Continue reading I Love George Bailey