Are You Doing It “Right?”

About a year ago, my then 81-year-old mom and I enjoyed an evening at one of those painting studios where the whole class recreates a particular painting step-by-step (wine drinking optional). The experience yielded two paintings - hers and mine. They are very...

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An NYC Moment: Ignore or Engage?

An NYC Moment: Ignore or Engage? I had no agenda. I just felt open to connecting with another human. NYC makes me feel vulnerable, especially when I’m near the Ground Zero neighborhood which is where my subway dropped me off. I feel both expansively alive and fearful that I’m on borrowed time. What do you see in this story?

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The Ever-Changing Boundaries of Truth

There are so many colors of truth: White lies, grey areas, lies by omission, exaggerated truth, and complete fabrication. Which kind of liar are you? Who me?? Yes, you! Don’t be so shocked. We all lie. We just get so used to it, that we don’t even consider it lying. Telling your kid their drawing…

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Don’t Find Your Passion … Go Out and Develop It!

If you haven’t found your passion yet, don’t despair! Passions aren’t lying in wait for you to uncover them, nor is there just one “true” passion for each of us. Our core interests aren’t whetted to one path or career. Rather, they can be cultivated – growing and developing over time as we explore new…

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Changing Careers? You Are Not Alone!

These days it’s very rare to find anyone who stays in a job for life the way our parents did. If you find yourself in the situation looking for a change, here are some tips to help you get through: “Fear of failure, of looking silly, of being rejected, of losing status — it’s the…

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