The Quiet

The question on Quora was intriguing—“What should I do if I don’t have clarity of thoughts?” How often do we find ourselves overwhelmed or unable to “think clearly?” I’m a meditator. As such, I believe in the power of breathing. But, what came to me from this question, was the power of the quiet. I […]

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Can We Agree to Disagree?

The Power of Perception I love Quora. In fact, I am grateful that there is a site where anyone can ask about anything and the people of the “Net” are gracious enough to answer. I’ve shared things. I’ve learned things. Today, someone asked a question that hit a nerve. The question was “Why do people […]

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Gratitude Is More Than Giving Thanks!

Gratitude. It’s a concept — or a word, simply put — talked about a lot during this particular holiday. I received a great email newsletter from Greatist ( about being grateful. It talks about research that shows being thankful year-round is good for the mind and body. Here,  take a look: Get Grateful Tomorrow is […]

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Open Letter To the Supercommittee: Listen Up! Are you Partisan or Patriot? Decide today.

Today, I did my usual Sunday routine. I visited my favorite breakfast spot and sat down with my child and with the paper. Normally, I expect to enjoy reading up on the quirky politics of San Francisco, read my guilty pleasure – Parade Magazine – and catch up with my son over eggs and pancakes. […]

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I Post…Therefore I Am (Going Crazy)

Guest Blogger: Jodi Guilbault I tweet, I retweet, I post, I tag, I like, I dislike, I poke, I comment, I message, I chat, I blog, I hashtag, I friend, I unfriend, I connect, I link in, I create lists, I join groups.  All before my first sip of water in the morning.  I literally […]

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Big World, Small Town—It’s all in your perspective

Christina Ricci, after 50 films, does not believe she’s famous. Or something like that. What a refreshing thought. She plays mind games, she said. “The whole world’s a small town and everyone’s on my side.” It’s not really a mind game, it’s a refreshing perspective from one of Hollywood’s more prolific actresses. Again I was […]

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