Today I am expressing huge GRATITUDE to my fabulous Ophthalmologist, Dr. Mosaed, and all of the staff at Herbert Gavin Eye Institute (UCIMC).  This year marks 10 years since I first was referred there, (After I fired a prior medical facility).  My intuition was right,...

April 13, 2020

Good morning!  How is everyone doing, two to four weeks into "home sheltering?"  Something that I have experienced, is feeling very distracted- There are "news-bombs" everywhere: TV, Radio, Social Media: Facebook; Twitter; Messenger; Print news and News-Feeds on our ph...

December 19, 2019

The "Holiday Season" (from Thanksgiving to New Years), can be one of the most joyful times of the year. Many people look forward to this time, envisioning seeing friends, getting together with family, and seeing so many people in a good mood.  While it is true, there i...

September 16, 2019

I do pre-mediation calls before mediations, in fact I think they are so important that I set aside a day to have a separate call with each lawyer in each of the week's mediations. 

An interesting "trend" has been observed, specifically an absence of discussion about eac...

February 5, 2019

2019 has started with a loud bang! January is already over, but the year is still young- meaning, we have 11 more months of the year to reduce our stress and clutter. What is one thing we can do to accomplish stress-reduction?

October 23, 2018

How to turn a negative experience into a positive one- just need a little mind-shift

October 21, 2018

Don't colds suck? Here are some Tips to stay healthy, plus what to do when you catch the "bug".

Just returned from a trip to Italy with the Italian Bar. Great trip, we stayed in Sorrento, saw Positano (and the great Ceramics Factory there), The Amalfi Coast and the town...

This is a combo Friday Attitude of Gratitude post, & Wellness/Balance Tip.   Apologies for the length, but this post is intended to and does include a lot of substantive, hopefully helpful, perhaps inspirational information-- or at least a nugget or two of knowledge th...

Last Monday, April 30, 2018, I spoke to the members of the Orange County Bar Associate, ADR Section on Balance for life and work.  While the program was geared toward lawyers and mediators, the points made are applicable to everyone.  Here is a summary of my presentati...

December 6, 2017

When people are in dispute or conflict, they usually feel aggrieved in some way,and at varying levels of intensity. There are feelings of anger, sadness, revenge, resentment, desire for redemption or vindication and frustration, among others

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