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Quit thinking. Start thanking.

“Love, peace, joy, and harmony are the best vitamins in the universe.”–Philip Arnold Yesterday on Instagram, I added the #hashtags for the Thank & Grow Rich scavenger hunt. If you’re new to the party, I should probably explain that Thank & Grow Rich is the title of my new book. In it, I offer what […]

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So you want to travel? Here’s how

“The power of gathering inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.” –Alice Waters My vision for this blog is to celebrate what’s possible. To remind myself (and anyone who cares to read along) of all that’s going right in the world. I think it’s important to […]

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Changing the dominant paradigm one thought at a time

“Accepting the idea there were going to be no problems was a greater adjustment than one might think.” –Glenda Green I’d like to interrupt this blog with an important non-commercial announcement. You are already a master at creating reality. You can’t not be. By virtue of being alive, this power is yours. Like all things […]

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“Everything is lit with hope and sparkles with a gentle friendliness.”—A Course in Miracles

“I tie no weights to my ankles.” –C. JoyBell C When my friend Robbin was a little girl, she had two burning questions: 1. How were the giraffes getting to Kansas? 2. And why don’t we want them peeping in our windows? Every night, Robbin’s mom insisted she close her bedroom windows to avoid….well, Robbin […]

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Abundance, hoarders and why I’m a whole lot richer than #realDonaldTrump.

As many of you may have seen on Facebook, I’ve been celebrating my daughter’s college graduation. Here’s a picture of the two of us in Bermuda long ago. I was there writing an travel article for Tennis magazine and she was my trusty research assistant. At the same time (thanks to the magic of the […]

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Forget your wallet! What’s in your belief system?

“Your personal beliefs create realities. These beliefs are so powerful they either create expansive or entrapping realities over and over.”–Kuan Yin  I am so blessed to get stories from readers of my books. And it is my great privilege to pass them along here on the blog. Here are three that recently caught my attention: […]

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Hello! Do you really want to hang on so tightly to that idea?

“It’s not what you don’t know that kills you, it’s what you know for sure that just ain’t true.” –Mark Twain If you’re a parent, your kids have undoubtedly accused you of T.M.I. It stands for “too much information.” That’s what I want to address today. Over our lifetime, we receive T.M.I., most of which […]

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Why I believe in being unconstitutionally happy

“People and circumstances don’t make me happy. I can get there all by myself.”—Carla from my gratitude posse   When texting her three blessings a couple days ago, Carla wrote that she was grateful for “unconstitutional happiness.” She quickly amended it, explained that autocorrect changed what was supposed to be “unconditional happiness” to “unconstitutional happiness.” […]

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Peek-a-boo. I be you. The secret to real-time manifestation.

“The second I decide something is done, it’s done. I just have to wait for all y’all to see it.”—Will Smith Or in my case, I have to wait for myself to see it. The minute I make an intention, it’s real, it’s a viable creation. But until I can feel it and actually “be […]

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Three more reasons to call off the “life sucks” routine and start conjuring up magic

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”—Carl Sagan Like Kevin Spacey, I play many roles. I’m a mom, a dishwasher, a journalist, a pickleball player. Recently, I’ve also been called to act as a town crier. To stand on the street corners of the blogosphere and scream, “Extra, extra. Read all about it. Life […]

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