Trying to control the decisions and actions of others even those with whom we share DNA, only leads to agitation and anguish or worse, getting lied to.
I have enjoyed the luxury of traveling on two Viking river cruises and one Viking ocean cruise over the past few years. And they have been fabulous. I’m craving cruising with them right now. But I have to say, I think one of their cruising competitors could come up with an effective marketing message simply […]
I recently had knee replacement surgery. Following years of gel injections, cortisone shots, meniscus repair surgery, physical therapy, and lots and lots of ibuprofen, I could not take the pain, the limping, and bowlegs any longer. So I signed up for surgery. Friends and acquaintances used expressions such as “life changing” and “new lease on […]
I took my creativity crusade on the road this past May. I had the privilege of conducting a two-part workshop entitled, “Creating Peace With Your Own Two Hands” for a group of Caregivers. The sessions were held at the Center for Health and Wellbeing, a beautiful facility dedicated to strengthening the mind, body, and spirit. […]
For months preceding my husband’s 70th birthday I begged, pleaded and implored him to allow friends and family to celebrate this milestone occasion. Proposed options included: (a) a catered dinner for family and friends; (b) a pilgrimage to his native Atlanta, kind of a “best of Jim Kitchens” tour; (c) a family golf tournament at […]