Life On The Downward Slope

“Let us cherish and love old age; for it is full of pleasure if one knows how to use it. Fruits are most welcome when almost over; youth is most charming at its close; the last drink delights the toper, the glass which souses him and puts the finishing touch on his drunkenness. Each pleasure…

Making The Best Of Monday

“Most people hate Mondays because most people do not know the incredible beauty of being simply existed in any day whatsoever!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan   I can’t get the song “Rainy days and Mondays Always Get Me Down” out of my mind this morning……   I actually stayed in bed until 7:30 this morning unlike…

A Kind Of Still Intense Waiting

  “Does anything in nature despair except man? An animal with a foot caught in a trap does not seem to despair. It is too busy trying to survive. It is all closed in, to a kind of still, intense waiting. Is this a key? Keep busy with survival. Imitate the trees. Learn to lose…

Self-Quarantine Improvement Challenge Week 2

“You only grow when you are alone.” ― Paul Newman  Practice gratitude and meditation upon arising – I go through periods where I do this consistently and it always puts me in a better frame of mind. This is a great way to start your day. I also love to incorporate stretching and yoga while listening…

All That Has Divided Us Will Emerge

  “And then all that has divided us will merge And then compassion will be wedded to power And then softness will come to a world that is harsh and unkind And then both men and women will be gentle And then both women and men will be strong And then no person will be…

Social Distancing Can Be A Good Thing

“All over the world, people are being quarantined and are being compelled to practice social distancing. We are trying desperately to remain sane in a world that seems bordering on the insane. So, the time is just right for us to ponder, reflect, meditate, and discover the world within our own minds.” ― Avijeet Das

15 Day Quarantine Challenge

“Trying to play my part and stay home, Burying my nose in a book like a gnome, But I know how Rapunzel felt in the tower When she wanted to feel the rain shower… It’s like being in your forties out of a fort When your forte is dancing barefoot… Instead of being trapped I…

Diet & Exercise KISS

I work with many clients who are so confused and frustrated regarding diet and exercise.  However, my philosophy is to KISS “Keep it simple, stupid.”    Per Wikipedia    KISS is an acronym for “Keep it simple, stupid” as a design principle noted by the U.S. Navy in 1960. The KISS principle states that most systems…

Common Everyday Blessings

“As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of our common everyday lives for which we should be particularly grateful. They are the things that fill our lives with comfort and our hearts with gladness — just the pure air to breathe and the…

Will You Settle?

“If I am not where I want to be then I must look at why this is so. If I am not where I want to be then my habits are to blame. If my habits are those of a lazy man, then I must settle for the pay of a lazy man. If my…