Category Archives: Positive Mindset

Commitment: The Gift That Keeps Giving!

As we move quickly toward the season of New Year’s resolutions, I’m moved to write about commitment. In my last very personal post, I shared my recent experience with open heart surgery as a metaphor for how, at certain points … Continue reading

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A New Beginning!

Saturday morning Ellie and I went for a long walk along the Hudson River. We used to enjoy these morning excursions as a regular part of our weekends. The operative phrase here is ‘used to’, which I’ll explain in a … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: A Sweet Reminder

It’s a time for sweetness – and yes some spice. You know what I mean — so make it nice. This day’s a “Sweet Reminder,” to say I love you. Of course you’ll say it once – but show you … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution!

This post – our first “How To’s and Tips” in 2016 – is appropriately about New Year’s Resolutions. It was inspired by a recent conversation with a dear friend. After reflecting about the year that was coming to an end, … Continue reading

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Introducing a New Feature on My Blog: “How To’s and Tips”

Learning is Required. While thinking about topics I might address, several possibilities came to mind before I realized all of them had one thing in common – the desire to provide information that you can put to use immediately. Why? … Continue reading

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