If You’re Lucky and You Know it, Clap Your Hands

If You're Lucky and You Know it, Clap Your Hands

I’m lucky. I’m lucky in big ways and small. For instance, I have parking karma. It’s true and no less than 100% of the time. Even when a space is dearly coveted and the competition is rough, I’ll arrive just as a car pulls out, and I’ll slip in. I’m absolutely, positively confident. Ok. That’s a small way. Maybe not? I have good health, …


How to Transform Envy into Thankfulness

How to Transfrom Envy into Thankfulness

Knock Knock, Who’s there? Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about. You never know. As soon as you yearn for someone else’s job or organized house or spouse; the minute you boil with envy over your neighbor’s abundant stash, whiter teeth, shinier hair, thinner thighs, smarter kids and coveted nanny – what …


For The Love of Money

For the Love of Money

Too bad I didn’t think of saving money with my first dollars earned. When I was 9 or 10 and instead, I bought a pepperoni pizza and a bottle of coke. I guess I ate my entire earnings earned while working in the neighborhood selling cookies. Later on, I sold whatever I could; including tickets to all the shows I …


What to Do When People Behave Badly

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Is it true; is it kind or is it necessary? Socrates There’s One more, is it Helpful? My mother used to say that I was too sensitive. But I kind of liked it that way. I understood compassion before I learned The Star-Spangled Banner. The stars aligned and I couldn’t manage any other way. From the time I was a …


How to Respond like a Pro in an Emergency

How to Respond like a Pro in an Emergency

It started out just like any other day but quickly took a scary turn. I never imagined that anything like this would happen to me. An appointment with one of my favorite clients turned into an emergency. Until faced with such a predicament, you never know how you will react. Luckily, this time, I knew exactly what to do and I acted …