Self-Improvement

Common Threads

Think Free Is Free? Think Again

The social impact of people waiting for handouts vs. working for rewards can be devastating if it spreads broadly across the country.

Common Threads

The Secret to Staying In the Center

Staying centered in life is easy if you don’t make choices that self-sabotage and throw you off center. Babies know the secret. Watch them.

Common Threads

Are You a Digital Addict?

Until we get honest with ourselves about digital addiction, we are headed into an abyss. I took a look and realize there are things that must change.

Common Threads

Sometimes the Answer Is “No”

It’s nice to include everybody. But, sometimes you need to say “no” in order to attain and maintain standards of excellence.

Self-Improvement

Netflix Founder Marc Randolph Explains Why Everyone Is an Entrepreneur…and the Keys to Success

Everyone is an entrepreneur in their own life according to Marc Randolph. His lessons for setting direction, coming up with ideas, creating culture and more

Aging for Beginners

My Birthday Blog—I’m Crying Because I’m Confused

At 71, Adriane Berg’s birthday celebration was a living example of age confusion in an era where elders’s place in society is changing.

Common Threads

What Your Aches and Pains Are Telling You

If you have chronic pain or recurring illness, it may not be that your body is broken. You may need to look deeper.

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

How Are You Nurturing Your Social Network?

When I say “social network,” I don’t mean electronic communications over an app or a website. I mean in-person, real-time experiences.

Common Threads

Your Hidden Excuses Are Holding You Back

I’m too busy…too tired…it’s too hard. Do these sound familiar? What are you missing out on by letting hidden excuses control your life?

Aging for Beginners

Allying with Powerful Feminist Initiatives to Fight Ageism

The fight against ageism needs to be fought much like the feminism movement. It worked then…it can work now.

Common Threads

Lest We Forget

With time, the power and pain of historical tragedies can soften. But that is dangerous. 9/11 changed our lives forever. Never forget.

Self-Improvement

Enhance the Impact of What You’re Saying By Optimizing Your Voice

Your voice tells listeners more than what you say. Banish ahs and ums, slow down your speech, adjust your volume.

Common Threads

Deconstructing “Generation Wealth”

1980s consumerism is past, but the sense of entitlement lingers. There is a high price for that perfect life. What life do you really want?

Aging for Beginners

7 Reasons for Perpetual Lateness Syndrome…and What to Do About It

When you retired, did you throw away your alarm clock? Perpetual Lateness Syndrome doesn’t work, even in retirement. Time to fix it.

Common Threads

The Power of Preparation

Want to feel proud and confident? Do your homework.