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...]

HOW TO SLEEP WELL AND START THE DAY RESTED

HOW TO SLEEP WELL AND START THE DAY RESTED By Frank Daley Trouble sleeping? How can you get rested when there seem to be so many causes of sleeplessness including stress, anxiety, and illness? A lack of sleep inevitably leads to illness, loss of energy, poor self-esteem, and low … [Read more...]

BUSY? You’re Not As Busy As You Say You Are

  Busy? You’re Not As Busy As You Say You Are Are You too busy? Well, maybe you are...some people certainly are! Hanna Rosin, writing in SLATE, talks about Washington Post reporter Bridgit Schulte's new book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play when no one has the time.  BUSY "Busyness is a … [Read more...]

DON’T BE YOURSELF TONIGHT!!

DON’T BE YOURSELF TONIGHT, WHATEVER YOU DO! Some years ago, I saw a great New Yorker cartoon. The New Yorker is a wonderful weekly, of course, and there are many exceptional articles in  each issue but the cartoons alone are worth the price of the magazine. A middle aged-couple is standing in … [Read more...]

“SELFISH” VS “SELFLESS”

SELFISH VS SELFLESS: YOU IN THE FAMILY We’re talking about the self in this series.  This is no 7. We introduce the word and concept of Selfishness. “SELFISH” VS. “SELFLESS”   We have to figure out who we are and what we want in life. A person has to spend time on THE SELF, that is his or … [Read more...]

SELFISHNESS. Always wrong? Or can it be a form of self-preservation?

Is selfishness always wrong? Are there good kinds of selfishness? Can it be a form of self-preservation? Does it depend on our definition of selfishness? This is part 8 in our series on the Self and its meaning. Before we come to any conclusions regarding conventional wisdom, let’s look at the … [Read more...]

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