Finding Joy

Finding Joy

As the new Year begins, we often sit down making lists or what we want to accomplish, weight we want to lose, jobs we would like to have money we want to make, and yet very little is spent on Finding Joy! Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama sat down together for a week...
Being Present – How Is Your Heart Today

Being Present – How Is Your Heart Today

Along time ago, in 1969 to be exact, I read the iconic Jewish Novel, Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth. At one point in the novel, Portnoy reflects on the meaning of “How are you?” He poses the question, when you ask someone “How are you,” do you REALLY care how they...
Don’t Let the Holidays Turn You Into a Fruitcake

Don’t Let the Holidays Turn You Into a Fruitcake

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner, and stores are filling up with decorations, beckoning you to buy. According to marketers, the holiday season is supposed to be the most joyous time of the year. However for many, the holidays may...
Never Mind the Zombies!

Never Mind the Zombies!

October is one of my favorite months! I love the smell of autumn trees, rustling and changing colors, and it’s my daughter Felicia’s birth month as is mine, which our family celebrates with much joy. Speaking of October, my City of West Hollywood will soon hold an...
Be Scary Safe: Four Sobering Tips for Halloween

Be Scary Safe: Four Sobering Tips for Halloween

Halloween isn’t just about trick or treating and bobbing for apples! On a night of costumed toddlers filling bags of candy, many adults consider alcohol the real “treat” of the night. FindLaw.com reminds us that Halloween may have an ever scarier trick in store for...