One of Mary Lore’s practices in her book “Managing Thought“ is to remove the “But” from one’s conversations and replace it with “and.” Begin to listen to yourself and others. Catch yourself and begin to replace your “but” with “and.” It opens the conversation to possibilities as opposed to cutting them off. The gift of [...]
Live the questions and life will move you to the answers. Who Am I? What Do I Want? What’s My Purpose?”. Deepak Chopra was speaking on the Dr Oz Show Deepak Chopra said when I reveal my secrets of the aging process the implications are huge. Deepak Chopra says close your eyes and watch your [...]
Armon Kamesar was a friend. He was proud that his major in college was Animal Husbandry. It was something that he used throughout his life in his commitment to others and to doing the right thing. He is missed. I will always remember our walk-and-talks in the early ’80′s. Armon truly lived his life. Music, [...]
Laura Fine taught me what it means to have an Attitude of Gratitude. Appreciation has been shared by so many patients who have been part of the Healing Hearts and Lifestyle Change Program at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. These gifts have been shared so deeply by my family and friends over the years. Today [...]
What a wonder gift Jill Bolte shares with the world from her TED Presentation She shares her journey of her brain from the inside out as she talks about her stroke. For someone reflecting on Mindfuless, she vividly addresses what life is about: This moment. Present moment.
A day of remembering and one of gratitude and appreciation. In the United States a moment to be mindful that we are all interconnected and interdependent. Dear friend and fellow Vistage Chair, Larry Cassidy shared his thoughts with us through our bulletin board, Chairnet: Today we will have a small back-yard cookout. Time with family, [...]
Reminders are everywhere that: Wherever you go, there you are.
I share with you the future. The poem that goes with this note comes from my heart through the hands and soul of my youngest daughter a number of years ago: “This was written with you both in mind while I was home… Thank you and I’m forever grateful in your helping to polish my [...]
The following two poems have touched my soul. They have guided me through the deaths of my dad in ’94, my mom in ’96 and a woman whom I loved who committed suicide in 1993. My brother in 2003, nine years to the day of my father’s death: April 15th, Gontang irony. I have shared [...]