Life is a bowl of cherries, even when there are hardships

Are your cherries sweet or sour?

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries. It is a great song Doris Day recorded in May, 1967. Ginger Rogers sang and danced it in 1960. Perhaps the bowl of cherries has not been your experience this year.  Individually, we can make the lists of all the disruptions and hardships of 2020. A very easy-to-do[…]

A child playfully swinging above the skyscrapers of a city business district

Hearts are allowed in the working world

Two-year-old Lila announced, “Nobody’s at the door.” Then she said, “there is onebody, me.” Recently, we have been taken with the spontaneous language and playfulness of children.  Now you may be thinking that this story sounds like sweetness and light, that we’re talking only about a child. What if we, as adults, were more lighthearted?[…]

A glowing, expansive, connected heart

We choose the state of our heart

In these times have you found your thoughts racing? Going easily to worry? Painting painful future scenarios? It is easy to be caught up in repetitive thoughts.  However, it’s important NOT to lose track of the positivity and wisdom always available in our hearts. Our heart is a most magnificent energy system always ready to[…]

Good relationships require that we show up as our best self.

Being the best? Or giving your best self?

Good relationships require that we show up as our best self. Here is a story that tickles us. For a while Nasrudin worried about each little mistake he had made in his life. Sometimes he would fret out loud over some minor characteristic flaw he had noticed in himself. His wife tried to console him.[…]