The Self-Esteem Shout Out

During a time when my self-esteem was in the crapper my therapist suggested I start a list of things I liked about myself. It sounded so cheesy, like advice I'd find in an Oprah magazine (no offense, Oprah). But he persisted. Write a list of things I liked about...
More good news! Coffee May Be Good For You!

More good news! Coffee May Be Good For You!

My brother, a physician who practices in Michigan, sent me this link this morning. I read it as I was sipping my first cup of the day. Coffee Linked to Lower Dementia Risk Red wine, dark chocolate, Mozart, and now coffee. God in her wisdom has given us these gifts....
Do You Have Free Money Waiting for You?

Do You Have Free Money Waiting for You?

 Check it out! A few weeks ago I received an email from my sister-in-law. She saw an item on the nightly news that said qualified New York residents were owed billions of dollars from the state government. She went to the website www.osc.state.ny.us to see if it...

The Inauguration of President Barack Obama

The Fierce Urgency of Now “But we refuse to believe that the bank of justice is bankrupt. We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation. So we have come to cash this check — a check that will give us...

Self-Esteem for Kids

I love Dr. Brazelton, the child rearing guru.  When my kids were small I read his stuff all the time. We can always learn a thing or two from our kids. Take a look at this article about Brazelton's approach. On Self-Esteem Building for...