Tag Archives: happiness

Big Up Yourself: It’s About Time You Like Being You

Hello everyone, I’m very excited to launch my self-help book, Big Up Yourself: It’s About Time You Like Being You, which gives you the easiest, smartest, and fastest tools to help you big up yourself, to like who you are, … Continue reading

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Tools for Tuesday: Terrific Tools for Your Toolbox

In a funk? Remember the story of the baby chick. (Read on.) No matter what we face today, there’s always a solution. We might not get the answer immediately but it will come. “Whatever God has blessed you with, take … Continue reading

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Who is Rich?

My friend, Lily, just got engaged. Mazel tov, mazel tov, the sound of breaking glass is not far behind. (For those who don’t know, under the chuppah, or wedding canopy, the groom steps on a glass at the end of … Continue reading

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Arthur Ashe: Words of Wisdom on Living Simply.

When Arthur Ashe was asked, “Why did God have to select you for such a bad disease?” He replied:“Fifty Million children started playing Tennis, 5 Million learnt to play Tennis, 500 000 learnt Professional Tennis, 50 Thousand came to Circuit, 5 Thousand reached the … Continue reading

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Self-Improvement: Change One Small Thought at a Time

My friend, Joelle, just had a birthday. She got cards and calls from everyone she loves—except for one friend. “I built up a real resentment,” Joelle said. “It didn’t matter that 50 people remembered my birthday—the fact that this one … Continue reading

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Inner Peace: Yeah, You Got to Pour that Love Into Your Own Soul

“You have to love yourself because no amount of love from others is sufficient to fill the yearning that your soul requires from you.” — Dodinsky We are good people. We shower love on everyone around us—except ourselves. Somehow we forget … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Finding Happiness Even When Those You Love Are Stuck.

I got an email from an acquaintance who wrote, “I am struggling with my relationship with my mother and I’ve been starting to suspect it might be affecting my relationships with others too…My mother is an alcoholic; I no longer … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: George Eliot’s Guide To Happiness.

Last Tuesday I had no tool to offer you—I had no tool to offer myself. It was just one of those lousy days that I had to sit out. Mama said there’d be days like this. Actually, my mother rarely … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Even Things Shouldn’t Be Homeless.

    Today’s Tool for Tuesday was inspired by Gretchen Rubin’s terrific twitter that if you can’t find something, it means you have to clean up. Where did I put my keys? Where did I put my phone? Where did … Continue reading

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Change From The Inside Out.

I remember how hopeful I was at the start of the so-called Arab Spring. Ah, naïve me. I thought there would be a push forward but instead it’s a step back. But moving from the political into the personal, here’s … Continue reading

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