The Self Part 5: Selfish vs Selfless (in women)

“SELFISH” VS. “SELFLESS” This is Part 5 in a series of articles about the “Self.” We’re talking about the self here. (This is one in a continuing series of articles about the Self. If you would like to read more on the Self, please see the links to other posts below). We introduce the … [Read more...]

The Self Part 4: Self-discovery without Viagra.

We're discussing finding and/or creating your Self. Number six in the series on SELF: POTENCY AND ACT. (FOR THE EARLIER POSTS IN THE SERIES PLEASE SEE BELOW.) BACK TO POTENCY! (No, not THAT kind of potency! Don't drift on me here!) Well, OK, you COULD call it Viagra for the Self. I … [Read more...]

The Self Part 3: Be Yourself, Everybody else is taken.

This is Part 3 in a series of articles about the “Self.” ARE YOU YOU? (I MEAN THE REAL YOU AND NOT AN IMPOSTER OF SOME KIND?) Do you even know if you are? Have you thought about it lately? Self-Knowledge’ is crucial to determining who we are and what we want on earth. It doesn’t … [Read more...]

The Self Part 2: Searching for yourself? Flying blind?

Need a new search party? Try you! When children play Hide and Seek, at least the searchers know who they’re looking for. Do we know who we’re searching for when we’re looking for ourselves? Not usually. Which means we’re flying, or searching, blind Because if we don’t know what we’re looking … [Read more...]

The Self Part 1: Do You Find Yourself or Create it?

AND WHY BOTHER ANYWAY? We joked the other day about “finding ourselves.” MANY EXPERTS ADVISE US TO “FIND OURSELVES.” But the philosopher Thomas Szasz and the writer George Bernard Shaw both say, “The self is not something one finds: it is something one creates.” What? S#*! Many wise … [Read more...]

LOVE YOURSELF FIRST OR YOU CAN’T LOVE ANYONE ELSE

LOVE YOURSELF FIRST “I am always in love but love starts with yourself.” Oscar De La Renta You can’t love anybody else unless you love yourself first. Oscar De La Renta, the late famous clothing designer, was interviewed a couple of years ago  in the Toronto Star by Jeanne Beker. The photo … [Read more...]

GET SOME F**KING SLEEP!

GET SOME F**KING SLEEP! I think many people say that to themselves! 70% of people are sleep-deprived Does that include you? How can you get rest when there seem to be so many causes of sleeplessness including stress, anxiety, and illness? Sleep problems can be physically, emotionally or … [Read more...]

Overlooked Secret To A Successful Marriage?

Overlooked secret to a successful marriage? It ain't what you've heard! "Happy wife, happy life!" Ever hear that? (I've seen it in jewler's ads!~) There's a flaw in that statement if it means that one person is responsible for another's happiness.  It's a common saying. However, a recent Univ. … [Read more...]

How to be a success like Genie Bouchard

Secrets of success: Genie Bouchard Wimbledon junior champion 2 years ago at 18. Wimbledon finalist at 20 this year.Why she's a success and how you can be too. Here are a few critical success keys.SELF-CONFIDENCE First she is completely self-confident. When she goes out on the tennis court she … [Read more...]

Sleep problems? Get less than six hours? You are slowly killing yourself.

Many people have sleep problems of one kind or another. When I was younger I didn't have a problem sleeping. I just didn't do it much. I used to hate going to bed.  In college I slept 5 hours a night. I loved what I was doing and I hated to stop.  I also was extremely aware of how important time … [Read more...]

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