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Control or Service?

Some people are deemed “control” freaks. I got to thinking about that. I was watching an old episode of Grey’s Anatomy and there was a patient that had OCD and Cristina, a very strong, very “A” personality person was tending to him. He said that they were alike. The difference is that she had found […]

5 Things Mentally Well People Do Differently?

Updated: Jun 12, 2018 You spend time focusing on going to the doctor when there is a cough or a fever but what about your mental health. While more people are seeing therapy, more than 30 percent of people who suffer from depression, still do not receive treatment. By simply purging your past, you can […]

Mother’s Day

Updated: Jun 12, 2018 Mother/daughter relationships can be beautiful but some, if not most, mother/daughter relationships are challenging. One of my favorite books is “Whatever Happened to Daddy’s Little Girl – The effect of fatherlessness on African American Women.” It is one of my favorites because it is a really good book but it is […]

What does RESURRECTION mean in your life?

Updated: Jun 12, 2018 This year Easter falls on April Fools Day. It almost feels like it shouldn’t be allowed to fall on that day. Easter is the observance (not holiday) of the resurrection of Christ. As a Nichiren Buddhist that grew up Baptist, I think about resurrection a little differently these days. Every spiritual […]

Are You Talking Yourself into the Poor House?

Updated: Jun 12, 2018 What are your feelings and your self talk around your finances? Your view of your self worth may be stopping you from reaching your financial goals. I have read so many articles that will tell you to use affirmations, create a vision board, or meditate and pray for the money you […]

Proper Etiquette in an Open Workspace

Open Workspaces are becoming the norm. Everyone I’ve ever talked to about Open Workspaces was opposed to the idea; and people I know who work in Open Workspaces, hate it. While noise is the biggest complaint, the number of other distractions pales only by a circus marching through town. However, thanks to some tech companies […]

Two Kinds of Change

There are two kinds of change. The change you choose and change that is thrust upon you. When I was about eight years old change was thrust upon me when my daddy dropped us off here in LA – at least that is how it seemed to me. No one explained what was happening and […]