The Gift

A few weeks back I was talking to a good friend and former work colleague (we’ll call her Rhonda). We both have experienced caring for aging parents. Rhonda’s journey continues. Her mother (we’ll call her Charlotte) suffers from stage 4 dementia, has a tendency for...

A Word About Aging

The Coach is In…  A Word About Aging “Refire—an attitude of embracing the years ahead with enthusiasm rather than apathy. “ Morton Shaevitz. I know something about aging.  I am experiencing it first hand, and I have experienced it up close with two family members, one...

A Tribute to My Lifelong Friend, Gil

I referenced my college roommate in my last column about WIGS. He passed away last Friday. This is dedicated to him, an avid reader of my work, and more importantly, my best friend from college. This piece is a tribute to all life-long friends. I met Gil in the fall...

The Author’s Recipe

The Coach is In… The Author’s Recipe “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates You might think that, based on the title, that this blog is about becoming an author. In some ways it is, but it isn’t the type of author you think. Our ‘conversation’ today is...

Presence

The Coach is In…  Presence “Practice sharing the fullness of your being, your best self, your enthusiasm, your vitality, your spirit, your trust, your openness, above all, your presence. Share it with yourself, with your family, with the world.”  Jon Kabat-Zinn There...