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 »

I’m famous!

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
Head shot

Well, kind of. My friend Bernie Bellan, publisher of the Jewish Post & News, was kind enough to run a story about me in this local Jewish paper. Since the paper’s website is currently down, he very kindly gave me a PDF to share with you. Have fun!

Click here to read the article!

Gun Control #2 – Getting Started

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Gun, October 12Welcome to the second day of Gun Control! Yesterday I took some measurements – my right bicep is currently 31.5 cm around. Yes, it’s not a pretty picture. I also weigh 62.7 kg – that’s almost 138 lbs, at 152 cm, or 5 foot nothing. Ouch. Work to be done. Continue Reading »

Meet the Gun Control Project!

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Shadow arms

True confession: I am an older Jewish woman, and my heredity is to develop Hadassah arms. Also known as bingo arms, for my non-Jewish readers. But I am determined to beat my genes, and tone those babies up. Hence the gun control project. Continue Reading »