Healing the Inner Child

Healing the Inner Child

Very popular a number of years ago, you don’t hear too much about healing your inner child today.  But it still crops up from time to time.  The idea is that you carry inside you a small child, the person you were when you were five or thereabouts.  This small child...
How to Survive a Major Disaster

How to Survive a Major Disaster

How many times have you been through a major disaster?  Most of us go through quite a few, at least by time we are grown up.  What was it like for you? How many time has your heart been broken?  This is usually our first disaster.  Often feels like the end of the...
Global Warming… A Hot Topic

Global Warming… A Hot Topic

We all know that the world is getting hotter, from personal experience.  Most of us understand that this is due to humans doing nasty stuff to our upper atmosphere.  Some of us deny this.  Whichever side you are on, it is unquestionable that heat waves are more...
How to be happy in a world that isn’t

How to be happy in a world that isn’t

It ain’t easy.  The bad news is in overflow.  Global warming with rising oceans and severe climate disturbance.  Democracies morphing inexorably into dictatorships.  And so on, almost endlessly.  It’s easy to be depressed.  Just let you mind dwell on all the...
How to be happy at work

How to be happy at work

Most of have to work for a living.  Most of us who work don’t like it.  Why? First, your boss.  If you are lucky your boss is kind, considerate of you, and helps you succeed at your job.  If you are unlucky your boss is unpleasant to you and makes your job difficult...
Loving Relationships

Loving Relationships

How many times have you fallen in love?  It’s easy for most people.  How many times have you been in a permanent loving relationship, and for how long?  A little more difficult.  Understatement.  A lot more difficult. The Chinese concept of romantic love is that it is...
Alternate Reality

Alternate Reality

Way back in the 50’s there was something called Cinerama.  Three huge synchronized screens along with an amazingly powerful surround sound system.  A whole theater on Hollywood Boulevard totally was devoted to this new immersive technology. The first scene was a...
The End of Conversation as We Know It

The End of Conversation as We Know It

It is a growing custom in New York for people having dinner at a restaurant to pool all their cellphones at the end of the table.  First person to answer their phone pays the entire bill. It’s part of the growing recognition that our electronic gadgetry is destroying...

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