A New Year, A New Way

A New Year, A New Way I want to wish you a wonderful New Year and talk a bit about what a new year can mean to you.  Everyone has their own rituals and ways of welcoming the year and saying goodbye to last one.  One thing many people seem to have in common is […]


It is a gorgeous day outside and has been for a while here in the Bay Area.  I know we need rain but I love the sun.  And speaking of loving I have so much more of it in my life since I started cultivating gratitude. It may sound a bit strange but the more […]

Making Time to Organize

Many people think they have to find time to organize, but really the trick is to make the time. You need to schedule a block of time to tackle a single project. I hear people say, “I am going to organize my house this weekend.”, or “I am going to clean out my whole office […]

New Routine

For those of you who have children or function on the academic calendar, this time of year is like the beginning of the year. If you are anything like me, I look forward to the summer holiday, enjoy it for a while, and then look forward to school starting again. Now that it has started, […]

Positive Thinking

I have been thinking about my brain and the neurological pathways that my mental habits have created over time.  Doing the same thing, thinking the same thing, reacting the same over and over again, creates these pathways.  Eventually, we do not realize we are in the midst of these actions or thoughts because they are […]

The first day of spring is here

The first day of spring is here.  Can you feel the warmth of the sun increasing?  The days are longer and those early blossoms are in full bloom.  It is a great time to revisit the goals you set for 2013. I have received a few questions about the topics of my newsletters over the […]