My New Year’s Wish for the World

My wish for all of us is that, in the midst of political insanity, we remember that we are all connected. We all share the same home–Planet Earth. We all share the same gene strands that make us human. And we need to do a better job of remembering what we have in common rather than always focusing on our differences. There are no winners in war. Just one side that appears to lose less.

To help you remember the depth of our connection to ALL things:

     

By | 2016-12-25T11:41:21+00:00 January 1st, 2017|Life, Nature|0 Comments

How to Cure Post Election PTSD

I don’t know about you, but I’m still reeling from the most distasteful and disturbing election cycle ever. And I’m deeply concerned for the bitterly divisive direction the whole world is taking. As though the Other who does not share our views is not just expressing a different view, but is painted to be Evil and All That’s Wrong With the World. This leaves no room for the opportunity for discussion, compassion, or understanding–never mind zero opportunity for real problem solving. It is madness and we need to figure out how to heal this profound rift.

So while my mind works on what I can personally do to start making this shift, I will leave you with my usual go-to when […]

By | 2016-11-15T10:34:25+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Dogs in General, Funnies, Life|0 Comments

Need Something to Smile About After All This Election Madness?

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Golden Era characters are a swinging to ‘Uptown Funk’ in this incredible mashup. It took Michael Binder hours of work to find the perfect clips that conveyed energy and passion. He scanned through hundreds of movies from 1953 and earlier to create this mind-blowing masterpiece.

Featuring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, and Fred Astaire among other legends.

By | 2016-11-23T08:46:07+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Life|0 Comments

Empathy Is Needed Now More Than Ever

To say we are living in bazaar and difficult times is just a fact. Hand wringing and hurtling back anger and insults isn’t going to get us anywhere. We need to think about what we can do to change it. And change starts with understanding the difference between empathy and sympathy.

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By | 2016-10-24T09:56:14+00:00 October 24th, 2016|Life|0 Comments