Month: February 2015


Decisions in the Old Neighborhood

I remember exactly the tipping point when I became irrationally afraid to attempt something new, even if it was a little thing. I must have been around 9 and a bunch of neighborhood kids were hanging out at Sandy Easton’s house.  Two of the kids were holding a thick rope as we played limbo on […]

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Who Are You Reflecting?

Family . . .The word doesn’t always bring up warm and fuzzy feelings.  Sometimes it gets one of those ugly face responses. I’ve had my share of family dysfunction and drama, as all of us have.  My biggest teachers, though, have been family members.  Most never intended to be . . . they just wanted […]

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One Little Change Can Change You.

One little change . . . Just one tiny variation can give you a new perspective. Pick something, anything.  No waiting for the perfect circumstances.  Now.  Even if it’s outside of your comfort zone.  Especially if it’s outside of your comfort zone. Get up 15 minutes earlier to meditate or stretch.  Try a hobby you’ve […]

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No Regrets. It’s Never Too Late!

Last week I met a man near Hollywood and Vine who said he’ll have no regrets when he’s lying on his deathbed. When speaking to someone in the heart of Hollywood on a Tuesday night in front of the Ricardo Montalban Theater, that could mean he’s living his dream charming snakes, wearing a gold lamé […]

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Embrace the Lessons

You know when a family member disheartens you by not telling the truth and then you get upset and maybe a little mad because you can’t believe they would intentionally lie and betray your trust when you’ve consistently tried to be a decent and loving human being, even though you haven’t always felt like it, […]

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