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Brooks Addiction Walker Shoes

I love my Brooks Addiction Walker shoes. I started with Brooks running shoes nearly 20 years ago.  Then after foot surgery in 2008, I added Brooks Addiction Walkers to my closet. Last year, I had concerns about the possibility of our trip to Europe being ruined by a sprained ankle, given all the uneven surfaces […]

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Magnetic Dry Erase Whiteboard

Meal-planning and grocery shopping made simpler.

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Kardia Heart Monitor

Peace of mind in your pocket. Here’s how I learned the value of the Kardia heart monitor for AFIB. I was sitting on the couch, watching TV, relaxing and enjoying the evening before my 60th birthday. And then, suddenly, I blacked out. Let’s see… sitting on the couch is not strenuous. A glass of wine […]

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Can something this small and easy improve your life?

Goldilocks steps The secret to improving your life is finding a small step you can actually do. A journey of a thousand miles starts beneath one’s feet —Lao Tzu While we all know this is true, we often have a problem taking that first step.  Some steps seem too big, too scary, or require things […]

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Absolutely No One Can Save You From Yourself

We don’t need no stinkin’ salvation… In times of crisis we often look for salvation. When you believe you can’t save yourself, you look for someone or something outside yourself for hope. In a pandemic we look for a medical doctor with all the answers. In a recession we look for the government to shore up […]

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Why I want to be Harry Bosch but…

The power of heroes and archetypes Long before Harry Bosch chased criminals in LA, I had similar hero archetypes from fictional characters. In the 50’s and 60’s an LA detective show called Dragnet was on television every week. Jack Webb, creator of the original radio drama and TV series, played the lead role. Sergeant Joe […]

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How to Boost Your Decision Making Power

Creating is deciding and acting. You have a powerful life when you have decision making power. That’s the power to create what you want to experience. But, most people do not have decision making power. Most people have times when they feel powerless, impotent, unable to move forward. Most people tolerate things in their life […]

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How to Get More Personal Power Now

When you have power you can make decisions, take action, look at the results, and decide on your next action. One of the best things you can do for yourself is learn how to get more personal power. When you believe you don’t have power it feels like you’re at the mercy of external influences, […]

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In Extraordinary Times…

The power of doing ordinary things One of the worst things about times like this is the feeling that there’s nothing you can do. You can’t stop people from panic buying or spreading disinformation and fear. You can’t fix a health system that’s in desperate need of fixing. You can’t stop the spread of this […]

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Better Than Sex
Dessert Restaurant

I ran across an interesting dessert-and-drinks restaurant in Orlando a couple of weeks ago while roaming the internet. It’s called Better Than Sex Dessert Restaurant! We made reservations for that Friday night. That Friday afternoon, I received a text asking me to confirm… Please confirm your reservation for Better Than Sex Orlando tonight by texting […]