Social Balance

  • Corona Consciousness – ‘Boiling Frogs’

      Officials in hazmat suits, sticking needles into a young child’s arm to test for the Coronavirus, conjure up horrific images from the movie ‘Contagion’ or ‘Outbreak’. Let’s face it… sudden contagious disease and the prospect of death is terrifying! Viruses are very real, and we’ve all been sick with one at some point in […]

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  • Too strong? I’m a bitch. Too weak? I’m a wallflower.

      I wanted my dad’s love and attention. I wanted to feel safe, seen and understood. It didn’t go so well… Dad was an alcoholic. I became a people pleaser extraordinaire and didn’t know there was such a thing as personal growth until my first marriage was beyond the point of no return. Yet two […]

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  • How to deal with a-holes

    This might not seem like the most enlightened question, yet it’s one I get a lot from members of my community. Especially with the coronavirus, people are scared and when we’re scared, we leave our heart, we’re triggered by our emotions, leave the intelligence of the prefrontal cortex that allow for abstract creative thinking and […]

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  • How do I approach women respectfully in a #MeToo world?

    I applaud you for reaching out to desiring to respect women. Thank you.  And I applaud the women who have bravely spoken up in this Movement. There’s so much more to be done.  And I acknowledge the tide is beginning to shift.  Given what we focus on expands, let’s focus on solutions and a new […]

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  • The Unhealthy Hypocrisy of Thin Shaming

    In October 2014, Victoria Secret's "Perfect Body" campaign sparked an uproar amidst accusations of promoting an unhealthy and unrealistic body image. But looking at the models in the advertising, all of them looked to be within the healthy BMI (basal metabolic index) range (18.5-25), although most would be at the lower end of that scale.

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  • Wholehearted Leaders: Our Hope For The Future

    No matter where you are political, you likely agree that corporations are some of the most powerful entities on the planet. Their influence in our economic and political systems is ginormous! For years, that was bad news. But the tides are turning. The good news is that global forces are requiring a new style of […]

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  • Unrealistic Expectations in a Relationship

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  • Midlife & Aging Gracefully

    We’ve been growing older since the day we were born! So why does it turn into a problem all of a sudden? Midlife is experienced as the most powerful time of life by those who are curious enough to discover the unexpected… Is that me? I resist my first impulse to delete the dreadful selfie. […]

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  • Not A Happy Birthday Message After All

    I began this blog with writing about his contribution to the international music industry … when suddenly, this whole blog took a 180-degree turn… In explanation, some of you might remember that I have for 10 years, received some amazing validations from my daughter Jen who died at 16, three years before my Dad. These […]

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