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Another Mother’s Day - The One No one Talks About

Last week we celebrated Mother’s Day. I don’t know why, but there is never a year where I don’t think about the Mom’s out there that have lost children. There are countless ways to lose a child. For those that have carried a child…
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They’re Going to Shit on your Head

They’re Going to Shit on your Head Those were the last words I heard as I departed to meet my friend to watch the migrating snow geese. I live with an over stimulated amygdala- my husband. He is constantly scanning the environment…
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Happiness-Marriage and Winston of West Chester

One of my favorite podcasts is the Happiness Lab, hosted by Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos. Santos takes you through the latest scientific research and shares inspiring stories that may alter the way you think about happiness. Her class, Psychology…
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Practice Judgelessness

There are many kinds of practices, athletic, art, music, martial arts, meditation. Our practices are the habits we choose, that shape who we are and who we want to become. What we practice gets stronger. So, what will you practice this year? I…
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No More Sorry

In early January I proposed we could choose a word of the year. Mine was the original word Judglessness. Many of you shared your words. A few that stood out were: Alignment, Change, Expectlessness, Compassion, Empathy, Peace, Stop, Openness,…
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An Inexpensive Gift Suggestion

An Inexpensive Gift Suggestion By Joe Zelnik (Annual reprint of a column that first appeared in 1983 in the Cape May County Herald) For those who can’t find an Interactive Barney or afford a 40- inch “home theater, “it’s still…
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Another Inexpensive Christmas Gift: Reduce Loneliness

Alone? You’re not. You are never alone. Feeling alone? That’s a different story. One there is a solution to. You can choose to think about someone else, who might also be feeling alone. That doesn’t mean they live by themselves; you…
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A Handful of Real Friends

“We bring a deeper commitment to our happiness when we fully understand, that our time left is limited and we really need to make it count.” -Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (Life Lessons, 2000) It was more than a decade ago that I first…