I have had the honour to be invited to create a guest post on the blog of my new friend Gilda Evans. This left me in something of a quandary since I’ve never done anything like this before. I’m more
When I was in nursing school at UCLA and doing my cancer ward rotations, I was depressed. Not because I was working with cancer patients but because I was depressed. Growing up with mental illness and workaholic parents set that
So, the question is…what makes us truly happy? Is it that certain someone? Our job? Our family? Being alone? The mountains, the sea or the desert? That car we’ve always wanted? The answer is potentially all of the above –
When Gilda asked me to be a part of her blog I thought why me? I have no A levels, no university degrees, I´ve never owned my own company or been a highly paid executive, never won any book awards,
Yet another holiday season is upon us. And, sometimes, it can bring more chagrin than cheer depending on your personal situation. So, let’s examine a few different challenging scenarios that might be happening in your life right now, and see
When Gilda invited me to be a guest author I had several topics in mind. I wanted to share something related to the holidays, but because it was so hard to decide, I would like to share two of my
It starts moment we decide to take that vacation. Stress consumes us. We think about the cost of flights, hotels and food. We consider what we might be missing at work. We even start worrying about what clothes we’ll wear
It’s that time of year again! There’s no denying that it has been a challenging year for everyone in one way or another. Many of us still face those challenges as we prepare to begin the year 2012. As has
Yes, boys and girls of all ages – it’s that time of year again! That gift buying, budget crunching, emotionally testing time that challenges each of us in one way or another. Many will rise to the challenge and leave
This is one time when someone calls you a “mother” it’s actually fun! Feasts celebrating mothers of all kinds have existed throughout the world since the beginning of time. Did you know that the modern version of Mother’s Day in
What was your New Year’s resolution? Mine was to stop worrying about things that are out of my control – really helps with peace of mind! Tell me yours here or at http://ow.ly/39ht0.
Ah, the pre-New Year blues. The let down after the celebrating all that’s happened so far, coupled with the anticipation of ringing in the coming year. Kind of a strange time – how do you spend it? And who do
How about when you celebrate one holiday, and your significant other celebrates something else? How do you handle it? Decorate the tree with dreidels? Use red and green candles in the hanukiyah? What’s your solution?
Ok – so what happens when Santa runs out of money? Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa or whatever, gift-giving is part of the holiday experience. Our mates, kids, friends – we want to get something for all of them.
If you’re in a relationship, how do you decide whose house to go to for Thanksgiving without looking like a turkey? This is a tough one! Do you alternate? What if there are divorces, re-marriages, kids? Who decides? Here’s a
The subject: He doesn’t do holidays or special days well – even though you invite him to the family dinner he makes an excuse not to show up. So whaddaya think?