Are You Ready to Reprogram Your Brain?

Are You Ready to Reprogram Your Brain?

That’s a choice…either you are or aren’t. If you are then you might be very happy to hear that we now know that the brain is plastic. Well, plastic in the sense that it can be changed and molded. Indeed, this programming is always going on. Science has confirmed...
How Do Those Cubans Continue to Find Joy?

How Do Those Cubans Continue to Find Joy?

I find myself thinking with amazement about our recent trip to Havana to visit family. We have visited the island many times since the 1950’s and have witnessed the gradual degradation of a truly beautiful and vibrant city. Rubble gathers on street corners and city...
At a Crossroad: What’s Next

At a Crossroad: What’s Next

It was May and I was due to graduate from the University of Virginia with a major in Pre-med. When I entered college, I had a dream to become a doctor but, by junior year, I realized that was not my real direction – but what was? The school counselors were not...
Helper’s High: Kindness

Helper’s High: Kindness

Years ago, I had to take the Bay Bridge into San Francisco every day for work. It was a drag. Traffic, traffic, traffic and many peoples’ nerves frayed. But one day something happened which totally changed my perspective. I finally got my turn at the toll booth and...