Know Thyself

According to legend, “Know Thyself” was carved into stone at the entrance to Apollo’s temple at Delphi in Greece.  The Greek philosopher, Socrates, is quoted as saying, “To know thyself… Read More

Did Curiosity Really Kill the Cat???

Have you ever met people who, simply put, were uninteresting?  Perhaps it was because they only wanted to talk about themselves.  Or maybe, they talked about only one subject–sports, politics,… Read More

The Ungrateful Dead

(Artwork the courtesy of Karla Jean Gallagher.  See more at www.missprintsandmasterpieces.com,) My apologies to the Grateful Dead followers for this title.  I chose it to write about gratitude because I… Read More

The Marshmallow Studies

In a previous article “Are You Grown Up?” I introduced the Four Tasks of growing up.  In this article, I write about the task of undisciplined to disciplined.  As I… Read More

The Dragon and the Mouse

This is the first in a series of children’s’ picture books about two very unlikely friends–a dragon and a mouse.  Living together is difficult because even though they love each… Read More
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Stress Less

(Thanks to Karla Jean Gallagher for her image.  See her remarkable art at www.missprintsandmasterpieces.com,)   “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the… Read More

True Empathy

The greeting card industry is massive in the United States.  There are greeting cards for every holiday, and for almost every occasion and life transition.  Consistently, the largest card sections… Read More

Whence Kindness???

Years ago I read an essay entitled “Manners Matter.”  It was written by a social psychologist whose name I have forgotten, but the basic premise of the essay has stayed… Read More

The Other Voice

You may be acutely aware, or perhaps, dimly aware that you have two voices in your head, and that most of the time, these two voices are in direct opposition… Read More
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