How to Keep Your Zen in Today’s Hostile Political Environment

How to Keep Your Zen in Today’s Hostile Political Environment

For many of us, the current political climate is not only sad and horrifying, it wears us down on an emotional level. Every day, we are bombarded with news and social media posts where people in power attack blacks, Latinos, Muslims, women, and anyone from a different...

Gratitude = The Key to Happiness

Gratitude = The Key to Happiness

A couple of years ago, coming home from a five-month trip around Asia (see my travel blog HERE), I believed I had found the key to happiness: being satisfied with what you have.I don’t remember what exactly it was in Asia that led me to that conclusion, but I was...

A Weekend in a Spiritualist Mecca

A Weekend in a Spiritualist Mecca

I heard about Lily Dale, NY many years ago and was immediately drawn to going there. But when I looked at the map, I found it was hours and hours away from New York City. Still, the place stayed in my mind and last weekend, I finally made the trek there. Now I wished...

You CAN Always Get What You Want

You CAN Always Get What You Want

The Rolling Stones may have sung, "You Can't Always Get What You Want," but is that really true? Lately, I've been paying a lot of attention to an amazing Facebook group called "Law of Attraction Changed My Life." It's a wonderful place full of amazing, supporting...

How I Got My First Gold: the International Book Awards

How I Got My First Gold: the International Book Awards

I'm a member of a Facebook group called "Law of Attraction Changed My Life." Ever since I came upon the Course of Miracles in England in 2010, I've known how powerful our words and thoughts can be. OK, so perhaps I knew it before then, but now I really knows how it...

Finding Your Tribe (Like Attracts Like)

Finding Your Tribe (Like Attracts Like)

One of the greatest rewards of publishing The Transmigrant is the people I have met. People like me. My tribe. I had been lost for a while. Living in New York City can do that to you. It's a fun and crazy and wild place, perfect for partying, awesome for working hard,...

Finalist! National Indie Excellence Awards

Finalist! National Indie Excellence Awards

When I started writing The Transmigrant, I never imagined this: two wins (silver and bronze) and three finalist positions, of which two have not announced their final winners. Yes - I'm going for GOLD! Joking aside, writing is a lonesome, thankless endeavor. I spent...

The Transmigrant Wins A Nautilus Book Award

The Transmigrant Wins A Nautilus Book Award

The Transmigrant wins another award, this time a silver medal. Nautilus, Better Books for a Better World. "Our core mission is to celebrate and honor books that support conscious living & green values, high-level wellness, positive social change, and spiritual...