An Exhilarating Exercise

I highly recommend doing the following exercise and also reading the book. Direct quote passed on to me by someone very good to me.  It is from the book Search Inside Yourself: Increase Productivity, Creativity and Happiness [ePub edition] Kindle Edition by Chade-Meng Tan  (Author), Daniel Goleman (Foreword), Jon Kabat-Zinn (Foreword)  Found on Amazon.  Here’sContinue reading “An Exhilarating Exercise”

Bad Company

The dance of trepidation Heavy silences Furtive glances Words forced Through stiff jaws And the radio  Doing it’s best To lighten the mood. What it takes is An attitude change And a softened eye And voice. With tender lips She voices the words, “And how are you doing?” Listening with attentive Ears for the answer.Continue reading “Bad Company”


In the storm of your life When the ship is going down’ And the waters are roaring below. Be resilient and calm like the Baker on the ship Who drank his way to fame  In the kitchen down below. He then calmly assisted All the dames and their babes Into boats of ‘certain’ life  WhileContinue reading “Cheers!”

The Magic of Visualization

Post fifty fitness is achievable to be sure.  The 83 year old woman who’d been heavy for decades decided to lose weight and gain muscle after she watched a cohort glide by her window with a straight back and fluid motion.   “I want to be her,” said Jacquie.  And so she started to stretch, vacuumContinue reading “The Magic of Visualization”

The Catharsis

Going to fetch my mother And bring her back   to help me.  It’s bittersweet As I had to humble Myself and ask for help But still to make her feel  Needed. For sure, I  Can do it on my own But want some nurturing. Hope it doesn’t come to fists But sometimes the trek isContinue reading “The Catharsis”

Who is in Our Dreams?

In all my years I never thought The war would come to pass; Even though I lived in the army show I never thought, alas. The story that sticks well with me Is the one of the farmer girl Who found a fallen soldier In the barn, for sure. She snuck him homemade bread AndContinue reading “Who is in Our Dreams?”