Talking About Commitment

Sunday, July 31st, 2016

woman's hand climbing mountainI met a guy at a networking meeting almost two years ago. As we chatted, he bemoaned the fact that he had trouble committing to regular physical activity. Without thinking much about it, I offered to have him text me every time he took a walk. Continue Reading »

Saying Goodbye to My Childhood Home

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

House This is the house my parents built in Hofit, Israel, in 1970. Continue Reading »

On Sending a Child to Summer Camp

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Camp girlI never went to summer camp – that is not something that people do in Israel.

When I was little, I went to day camp in the next village over, and I remember making crafts and singing songs and going to the beach. Fun, but hardly life-changing. Continue Reading »

Ode to a Bamboo

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

BambooThis winter I took an organisation course – a weekly webinar with the wonderful Susan Sly, in which she walked a group of us through various steps of getting our lives and businesses under control. Continue Reading »

Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

shutterstock_72598048Let’s start by declaring that Mother’s Day is not a Hallmark holiday, despite the fact that it is the darling of card-makers, chocolatiers and jewelers. Continue Reading »

I Survived Passover!

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Passover It’s that time of year again! Once again, Passover has gone through my house and my life like a whirlwind, and now it is gone. Continue Reading »

Dealing with Emotional Eating

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

woman with chocolateIf you are anything like me, you turn to food in times of joy, sorrow, boredom, fatigue, anger, or pretty much any time you feel like you need something to change how you feel. Continue Reading »

Why We Need Self-Coaching

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

self-coachingRecently, someone blocked me on social media, and I wanted to share with you, briefly, some of the process I used to deal with the feelings that engendered. This is an example of the power of self-coaching. Continue Reading »

The Power of Why

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Lady with gramophoneIt’s that time of year again – the streets are decorated, the malls are full of music, and there’s festive food everywhere. It doesn’t really matter what culture you come from, if it originated in the Northern Hemisphere, chances are you have some sort of observance happening around the winter solstice to celebrate the return of the light. Continue Reading »

Gun Control #3: What I’ve Learned

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

LearningHere’s what I learned about Gun Control in the last couple of weeks. Continue Reading »