“What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.” -Leo Buscaglia
I’m a morning person. I’m sharpest in the “wee small hours of the morning…” as the song goes. So aging agrees with me. While my friends complain that now that they’re older they’re waking up [...]
Don’t feel ambivalent: focus on what’s really important
When the holidays are upon us, they bring their emotional mix of anticipation, tension, joy and disappointment. Single people without traditional family obligations — and especially women — often feel very ambivalent about this time of year. On the one hand, they may miss being needed, miss [...]
I arrived in the US when I was 6 years old along with my family, who, like many others, were fleeing Europe on the eve of World War II. I can recall standing on the deck of the Rex, a legendary ocean liner, as my father pointed to the Statue of Liberty.
That memory has [...]