Happiness is NOT a Feeling

Most people think happiness is a feeling, but did you know there is a science of happiness? According to Harvard professor and happiness expert Arthur Brookes, feelings are simply evidence of happiness. Real happiness is a combination of satisfaction, enjoyment, and meaning. Happiness is a sense that life has a direction to it. It’s not […]

It’s my Birthday. Help me help Adolescent Girls

President Obama once said: “If women ran every country in the world there would be a general improvement in living standards and outcomes. Women aren’t perfect but are “indisputably better” than men.” Do you agree? If so, I want to invite you to help support my favorite cause that empowers girls in developing nations. The […]

How to Love ALL of Your Partner

We’ve become a disposable society, not just with our trash, but also with the people in our lives. If a relationship becomes difficult we declare, “This isn’t working for me” and move on. We treat our cars better than people. At least with our cars we know and expect that they need regular maintenance – […]

Power Up Your Spiritual Tool Kit

Several years ago we were vacationing on the insanely beautiful island of Capri in Italy. One afternoon we went for a walk, searching for a beach, to take a swim in the refreshing, sparkling Mediterranean Sea. We eventually hiked down to a sweet little cove with a sandy beach jammed packed with men, women, and […]

Being A Royal Is a Dead-End to Love

My darling romantics in this group, if you are watching or plan to watch The Crown on Netflix, this newsletter contains spoilers. I’ve been a little late to the game when it comes to The Crown, having only watched Seasons 4, 5, and 6 during the past few weeks (and anxiously awaiting the final episodes […]

Love Lessons from the Golden Bachelor

I’ve been captivated by ABC’s The Golden Bachelor where handsome 72-year-old widower, Gerry of Indiana, has now selected his final two: 70-year-old widow, Theresa of New Jersey and 64-year-old, fitness trainer and dancer Leslie of Minneapolis. The show has featured 21 attractive, intelligent, mostly fit women, from 60 to 75, all of whom say they […]

The Manifesting Power of Gratitude

The great poet Rumi once said, “Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.” These words resonate with me on a profound level because gratitude, to me, is an intoxicating feeling that fills my heart with warmth, contentment, and a deeper connection to the world around me. It’s a sentiment that enriches […]

Do Miracles Really Exist?

Miracles have been a topic of fascination, debate, and wonder for centuries. People from various walks of life have experienced events that defy explanation, leading them to believe in the existence of miracles. But do miracles really exist, or are they simply coincidences or misunderstood phenomena? In this blog, we’ll explore the concept of miracles […]

This Is Not the Time to Give Up On Love

Pretty much everyone I know is heartbroken and dismayed over the state of Israel, Gaza, and the world. It’s almost impossible to process the amount of hate and mayhem happening. It’s easy to slip into a deep state of pessimism and hopelessness. And yet, there are still billions of good people, doing the best they […]

The Golden Bachelor – Why I’m Obsessed with It

I was never a fan of The Bachelor Series but with the premiere of The Golden Bachelor on ABC (Thursdays at 8pm,) I plan on showing up for the entire series. If you’ve been living on another planet and haven’t heard of it, it’s a dating/reality show featuring one 72-year-old widower, Gerry, from Indiana along […]