101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step # 28– Be Honest with Yourself


So much of the most infallible wisdom in life seems deceptively simple. Tip #28 is one of those cases. If I were told I could only give one Happiness Tip to everyone, this one would be it. Be Honest with Yourself. When you are honest with yourself, everything else just falls into place. Think about it. … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step # 28– Be Honest with Yourself

101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #26 –Stretch Yourself


The biggest problem with staying in your comfort zone is that when something “uncomfortable” happens, as it is bound to do at some point in your life, you will be ill prepared. Learn to welcome New experiences, even if they are difficult at first. Challenges, not only build confidence, they are stimulating mentally, physically, emotionally, … More 101 Ways to be Really Happy: Step #26 –Stretch Yourself

2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 25 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the … More 2013 in review

ABCs of Hypnosis: Finding Lost Objects and Memories


Finding Lost Objects and Memories One of the less well known uses for hypnosis is for retrieving lost objects or memories. The most common “lost objects” I’ve helped people find are wedding rings. Next on the list is cash. I also helped a photographer once who had misplaced wedding photographs. Whether you’re trying to find … More ABCs of Hypnosis: Finding Lost Objects and Memories

Southside Diamonds in the Rough #2: April Chinese Restaurant


My second Diamond in the Rough award goes to April Chinese Southtown , located at 2030 S Alamo St, next to another upcoming Diamond, the local Church’s Fried Chicken. I’ve been meaning to stop many times to try the food and finally last week Uncle Ernie and I were in the mood for something Oriental. The one drawback … More Southside Diamonds in the Rough #2: April Chinese Restaurant

New Post Category: Southside Diamonds in the Rough


As part of my “cool things to do on the Southside” blog segment, I’m starting a new award:  Southside Diamonds in the Rough. These are quirky, probably-undiscovered little establishments that offer great value to us Southside consumers, or anyone else for that matter. Postings in this category will be irregular. When I find them and have … More New Post Category: Southside Diamonds in the Rough