Category Archives: Videos

My Love Letter to New York City

For the past few months I had been writing my October Newsletter in my head. It was going to be my farewell love letter to NYC because October was my anticipated moving date to western North Carolina. I wrote about … Continue reading

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Must See: “Hungry For Change”

Oh how I wish everyone was rushing to see the amazing new documentary Hungry For Change instead of The Hunger Games. I have been relentlessly telling everyone about this film by the creators of Food Matters. Whether you’re sick, overweight, … Continue reading

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Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

There is perhaps no greater fear that we humans have than the loss of a loved one. Many of you know that my beloved partner, Ralph, passed away unexpectedly on May 5th after a brief illness. He was my kind, … Continue reading

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Finding the Good in Everything

Yesterday I was faced with my newsletter deadline but writing a typical list of New Year’s resolutions just didn’t excite me. Instead, I plopped down on the couch to watch the 1960 version of Pollyanna which was based on the … Continue reading

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One Minute Meditation

So here we are, 5 days until Christmas, and the mad rush is on. For those of you who are organized types (that’s you, Pitta!) these last few days will be a walk in the park. But for those of … Continue reading

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Back to School for Life

I can’t help myself, as Labor Day approaches I yearn for new school supplies, whether I’m in school or not.  I’ve had a love affair with school supplies since my childhood when I would  play school with my friends in … Continue reading

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Change is Just a Six-Letter Word

I recently spent a week at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY where, in addition to spending time in nature away from the city, I was enrolled in a workshop entitled “Coaching the Artist Within” with creativity coach Eric Maisel. … Continue reading

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