Never under duress: Master your environment and mind.


I strained my back during dance class recently and am (sparingly) taking muscle relaxers and painkillers along with doing physical therapy... Which is another way to say I've been super drowsy and laying around a lot the past few days.  And after a shocking series of unexpected events, I realized how much my pain, grogginess, …

Habitual Thinking: A fruitful mind feeds on fruit.


An old(ish) Adam Sandler movie, of all things, got me inspired to write about: Habitual thinking and how life-changing it can be to simply change the way you think;  How important rest is; How rest influences what we do when we're not resting. Now it's time for practical steps. Trust me, everyone needs to change their thinking habits. …

Adam Sandler’s Click: An unexpected message about habitual thinking


I watched Click, a hilarious mess of a movie the other day.  I was pleasantly surprised to see another layer in each scene: symbols, patterns, universal truths. In the movie the main character struggles to become a new man.  And yeah, his name is Michael Newman.   In desperation, Newman unknowingly accepts help from the …