Choices have consequences. Pay Attention! New post on Everybody’s Lost- Life Hacks for Grownups You Get What You Plant by Beth Do you plant happiness in your Life Garden? “Why are you surprised at the way your life is today? Did you think you could plant Continue reading Our Choices Create our Lives
Resilience is within reach… it’s inside you! We are the sum total of our choices and those choices can enhance or destroy our Resilience. “We” meaning the human race, this country, this world, your family, your friends, YOU, Me: Each taking different roads. We make Continue reading Mindfulness Creates Resilience
Many couples are questioning the wisdom of raising children at this time in our history. Some feel pressure, and some aren’t ready. A reader just sent me this: “Beth: This irritates me. Do some woman exaggerate their love of children so they’ll seem more perfect? Continue reading On Parenting and Babies
As I was winding up business for 2014 and working on goals and visions for 2015, I thought about the ending of our relationship with 2014. It occurred to me: All relationships end either through death or breakup. If you go into a relationship knowing Continue reading All Relationships End – Goodbye 2014
I’m going to wish you all a Merry Christmas. I don’t understand all the kerfluffle about this anyway. It’s getting a little annoying, this walking on rice paper to avoid “offending someone.” Who is this humorless “someone” anyway? And why are people offended if you Continue reading Merry Christmas – there, I said it
I was enjoying an adult beverage in the trendy Scottsdale Quarter with an out-of-town friend. We quietly watched the passersby from our outdoor perch. He turned and asked, “Is there a food shortage in Scottsdale? Women just ain’t this skinny in Wisconsin!” I chuckled because Continue reading Give that girl a Cheeseburger!
As we move into the election cycle once again, it seems prudent to re-post some notes on Thinking. I recently wrote a very small book that encompasses an entire day’s seminar: Thinking About Thinking. I made it cell-phone sized so our electronically connected public would Continue reading Thinking about your future as you prepare to vote
TMI! TMI! Information comes flying at us at mach speeds 24/7. And we all know what 24/7 means. We have a collective attention span of a gnat on crack. Back in the 70’s, researchers were worried that fast moving pixels on a TV screen would Continue reading Living with a “Monkey Mind?”
It can now be said with authority that you really ARE only as old as you feel! I’ve noticed in my travels how people age differently depending on the expectations of their culture. In Scottsdale, Arizona, women in their 70’s are vibrant, beautiful and in Continue reading Age Really IS a Matter of Perception!
Well Beth, if you are taking questions now… can you help me with my daughter? One thing that was made clear to me last year is that my daughter wants and needs my presence at the holidays. I’m dreading this and thinking about it already Continue reading Reader asks: My daughter is dating a doofus. Help!