Monthly Archives: November 2010

Creating Happiness?

Psychiatrists will tell you we all can be run through different personality inventories to determine whether we are more likely optimistic versus pessimistic, and while it is good to know how we innately interact with the world around us, it … Continue reading

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Time to Give Thanks

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday this season, and we prepare to give thanks for all our blessings, we need to share what little we have with others who have even less.  I met my husband feeding the homeless on … Continue reading

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What a Good Haircut Can Do

What can a good haircut and blow-dry do for you?  Magic, that’s what it can do.  What I mean by that is you can literally walk into a hair salon in a perfectly awful stupor and walk out after a good wash, condition, … Continue reading

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Terrifying Lotion & Soap?

After reading the last two posts by WebMD on Twitter about the harmful effects of using antibacterial soap http://bit.ly/5J0Fr, as well as not being aware of what’s exactly in our lotion http://bit.ly/S5B1x, I plan to start reading every label of … Continue reading

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How the Time Flies

It seems like yesterday when I was proudly walking around the Prince George’s County Circuit Courthouse as a very pregnant first-time working mother – and now, 19.5 years later, I realize that I didn’t cherish the moments the way I should … Continue reading

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Remain Upright and Busy

It seems almost every day I hear another person say, “Oh, I just don’t have the energy to do that.”  Whatever the “that” may be is different for everyone, but the question then devolves:  If we’re not doing “that” productive thing, … Continue reading

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Working on Me

This past Sunday, I had the opportunity to hear a journalist speak about his journey of self-discovery, about how although he had always considered himself Jewish, he in fact was only half Jewish, that after he’d grown to adulthood, when he was courting the … Continue reading

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