Expressing Gratitude

Expressing Gratitude

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.” —Denis Waitley Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No presents, no stress of did you buy that for her or...
Holiday Rush: Teens & Pharm Parties

Holiday Rush: Teens & Pharm Parties

*This article was originally published on Huffington Post. To read the original, click here. Gene Siskel, the prolific film critic made famous by his thumbs up or down movie reviews, said that if you want a sign of the times, look no further than the movies. Movies...
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!

Updated October, 2017 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...