Glorious routine

Last night I went back to Buddhist meditation class after a short hiatus and it felt great. Like going to the gym or writing my Morning Pages (a la The Artist’s Way), meditation class is one of those things in my routine that I really see the benefits of when...

Workshop alert

For those reading this in the Hoboken area, there’s a cool workshop taking place this Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Symposia Bookstore on Washington Street. It’s called Success Strategies for Uncertain Times – Coaching Yourself to Peak Performance and...

A tempered blessing

From today’s “Vows” feature in The New York Times, from the bridegroom’s mother: “Forgive early, kiss slowly, love wholeheartedly, laugh loudly, because life may not be the party we all hope for.”

A big push

A burning question: Do you have people in your life who push you to be your best self? Listening to an interview of Carlos Mencia with Jim Kerr on classic rock station Q104.3 last week got me thinking about the importance of Seeking Out Those Who Make Us Better. So...

Mother knows best

Almost every time I talk to my mother these days, she inevitably asks, “You didn’t watch The Holiday yet, did you?” She is, of course, referring to the film with Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black that has been running on cable. I...