Last week I was cooking dinner and something unusual happened that jolted me out of my daze. I love to cook and was making some new recipes for my upcoming cookbook, The Cookbook for People Who Can’t Eat Anything. I carried a tray of homemade northern white bean and garlic flatbread over to the dining table to share it with my two guests. I took a final step toward the table and I felt an electrifying pain in my left foot that shot up through my whole body….Read More
For years I wondered what purpose I had. Why was I here? Why had I endured all that I had? And what was left for me to do now? I excelled in higher education, traveled all around the world, competed in several athletic endeavors, had a successful career, volunteered and helped others in need, survived countless health challenges, wrote a book, and even finally found a peace within side myself.
So what now?Read More
How many of us make New Year’s Resolutions and then a few months, weeks, or even just days after we made them give up on them? It’s probably because most of our resolutions are difficult to achieve and to maintain….Read More
What first enters your mind when you think of the holiday season? Over-dosing on sugar? Circling a crowded parking lot over and over again in search of a space? How Jim Carey embodied the Grinch so well? Why movies like It’s a Wonderful Life and Love Actually still make us tear up after seeing them 20 times….Read More
Each year in the United States around Thanksgiving time, there is a palpable buzz around giving thanks. What a wonderful tradition–expressing what we are grateful for! If we probe a little deeper, there is much more to gratitude than we may think….Read More
If you’re anything like me, you’ve at one time or another been in need of inspiration and some serious healing. And when I say healing, I mean physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual healing. Okay, Marvin Gaye, we can even add in some sexual healing...Read More