Surfing or Wiping Out?

Agreement is control.  Repeat after me, because this is one of the most important techniques for having a pleasurable life. It’s also one of the hardest to remember and practice, when life or your partner has delivered something you weren’t expecting....

Bragging About my Husband and Helping Entrepreneurs Too

Here’s living proof that opposites attract. Some of you know that I have my own in–home help desk in the form of my tech geek husband, Marc.  His genius is researching website technology and creating easy to understand documentation and training materials for the rest...

Being Real Seals the Deal

Last night, I gave a presentation to my friend’s class at a community college. They were learning Public Speaking, and my talk was about the value of improving one’s speaking skills. One of the things that came out during my talk surprised me and it is relevant not...

This week on Blog Talk Radio

This Thursday at 8:30 pm, I’ll be talking about Discovering Desire.  How do we cultivate our appetite? How do we build our self-esteem, and stop self-sabotaging behaviors? How do we know what we want and get what we want? Tune in live at 8:30 pm EST or replay the...

Mud-colored Glasses

Have you ever noticed how, sometimes, your partner does something to annoy or anger you?  And then, every little thing they do starts to annoy and anger you. So, you get on the phone with a friend and tell them all the ways your mate has failed you, and they agree...

The High Cost of a Smooth Silhouette

The other day, I was sitting in a doctor’s waiting room as Rachel Ray chattered on the big screen tv, mounted behind me.  Don’t get me wrong, I like Rachel Ray, she’s vivacious, and a successful female entrepreneur, and I wish I had a fun talk show like hers.  But on...