In Pursuit of Happiness (and a little Zen)

Happy Friday. I've decided that every Friday will be deemed such as I begin my pursuit of the Art of Happiness and I would love to have you join me. Our journey begins with a little book of big ideas, and my 15-year-old daughter gave it to me for my birthday last summer. She knew intuitively … Continue reading In Pursuit of Happiness (and a little Zen)

Why I Hate Thursdays and How They’ve Helped Me Grow

I've lost three family members in the past four years, all of them on a Thursday. A chilly Thursday in November 2008--Thanksgiving in fact--ended not with post-turkey coma and pumpkin-pie-smeared faces being shooed up to bed, but with my father-in-law being rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart attack in front of his family, … Continue reading Why I Hate Thursdays and How They’ve Helped Me Grow