At different times in each of our lives, we go through situations that test our patience, challenge us to be courageous and strong, and shape our characters. Despite what we may be facing at any one moment, the key to overcoming obstacles, is to choose to be happy. I first learned about this theory while […]
    January has been and gone, as have the resolutions that so many of us made at the beginning of the year. It’s a sad fact that many of the people who start the year full of resolve and optimism find it difficult to maintain this outlook throughout the months that follow. Perhaps we […]
May you and your families be blessed with a very Merry Christmas! In celebration of this joyous holiday, it’s nice to take a moment to reflect on the past year and think about all the gifts (both material and experiential) we have been given. I’m incredibly grateful for good fortune, love, joy, prosperity, health, family […]
  Every romantic relationship undergoes a series of changes as people begin to share their authentic selves with each other, learn about one another (both the good and the not-so-good aspects), and form deeper connections. But did you know that (healthy) relationships go through 4 stages of love?   When each of the four fundamental Continue Reading
In the United States, most people correlate the month of November with Thanksgiving. This is a traditional holiday that is recognized by many as a period of counting one’s blessings, sharing kindness and generosity with the people we care about, and being thankful for all of the joys and abundance of good fortune in life […]
Living in a world that places an emphasis on productivity, progress, and advancements, it seems as though most people spend their lives frantically running around trying to get more done in less time. Our future-oriented society ends up creating a population rattled with frazzled nerves, frustration, and anxiety. Instead of finding joy in our work, Continue Reading
I recently watched the movie “A Thousand Words” (starring Eddie Murphy), which was more poignant (and emotionally touching) than it was comical. The storyline was about a fast-talking literary agent (Jack McCall) who used his persuasive ability to get whatever he wanted in life (from business deals to personal gains)… until he met a Continue Reading