Getting the most out of your communication

On Wednesday I had the opportunity to speak to a wonderful group of people at HealthSouth Scottsdale Rehab Hospital about the importance of communication in reducing stress and improving overall wellbeing. We talked and laughed about the most important aspects of communication and how to get the most out of it. 1. Speaking from a…

Laughing through life

The other night a friend of mine told me on his radio show that he’d never met anyone who laughed as much as me. I must say, I have been accused of this many times before. In fact, sometimes the people at work wonder what I am doing in my office with patients as the…

Wanna learn a little more about how to get your point across effectively?

Please come join me for my free lecture on Getting the Most Out of Your Communication Wednesday, October 27th from 11am – noonHealthSouth Scottsdale Rehab Hospital9630 E. Shea Blvd.Scottsdale, Arizona Call Melinda at 480-551-5423 to RSVP so we can make sure there’s plenty of lemonade and fresh baked cookies for all! This final lecture in…

It all starts with you

These words are not mine, they are the words of a very wise man named Rav Kook. They were handed to me today by another very wise man. I wanted to share them with you, as they are quite powerful and perspective making. Forgive the chauvenistic language. I decided to just leave it as is,…

The blame game

Be honest. We’ve all played it. Blaming somebody else for our unhappiness or our upset. Feeling wronged by another and righteous in our indignation. “You make me so mad!” “It’s not my fault” “If only you would have…” But what happens when we do this? When we put the fault into someone else’s hands? Well,…

We’re really all in it together

Today we walked for breast cancer. Well, not exactly for breast cancer, more like, against breast cancer. At 6:30am we got on a school bus with my son’s bar mitzvah buddies and our temple friends and headed downtown to march for a cure. Free gifts and food aside, what we saw was amazing. Thirty-one-thousand people…

No time like the present?

I have this great widget on my igoogle home page called self-mediations by thingstobehappyabout.com. I love it. Always some really cool wise words to make me smile and think about my choices. The other day they had a great quote: “being present in the here and now is a conscious choice towards happiness” I posted…