101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #64–Keep It Simple–


Remember in school we were taught the KISS principle? Keep It Simple, Stupid. This truism is TRUE in every aspect of life. AND, Simple actually translates to Happy, too. I started working on this post to see if I could find some research on the topic to support my long held personal beliefs. Here is what Harvard … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #64–Keep It Simple–

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step # 63– Don’t Think Too Much


This step comes from my oldest and dearest friend who used to tell me all the time, “Don’t think too much.” It’s true. You can run into analysis paralysis by mulling things over and over and over. My best advice when you have a complicate decision to make: Sleep on it or go and do … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step # 63– Don’t Think Too Much

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #54– Live Delicious!


I googled Live Delicious when I started to write this post. There are some great sites out there that talk about health and wellness, eating healthy One of them is called Live a Delicious Life with Jo Another is about finding the perfect relationship and is called Liv Delicious. My concept of Living Delicious is … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #54– Live Delicious!

101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #35–Realize That Things Can Always Be Worse Than They Are


Step #35 comes straight from my totally rad friend, Sadaf, otherwise known as Boo. What I really admire about Sadaf is that she is the most caring person I know. Even when Sadaf is complaining about someone she manages to come across as caring about that person’s well-being. Her tip for happiness is to realize … More 101 Ways to Be Really Happy: Step #35–Realize That Things Can Always Be Worse Than They Are

Event Announcement


Normally, mid-week is the time I post fun activities around San Antonio.  Today’s announcement is about a fun event, but it also happens to be about hypnosis.  Starting Friday night, February 11th, I will be conducting a Small Group Hypnosis Session:  Stress Management for Economic Survival. How Small Group Works Because the classes are small, they … More Event Announcement

Mental Yoga Week #22: Balance the Budget


This is going to be a really short post for a couple of reasons.  (1) Sometimes a picture, or in this case, a pictograph, is truly worth a 1000 words. (2) It’s a holiday week and I’ve got turkey’s to stuff and all that. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/11/13/weekinreview/deficits-graphic.html?choices=s3110llj  This was my solution to the Budget Deficit, a clever … More Mental Yoga Week #22: Balance the Budget

Mental Yoga Week # 19: Improve Your Influencer Skills


  Dale Carnegie wrote these ideas in his 1936 book, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.”  The ideas are just as valid today as they where then.  I first read them in grade school over 40 years ago and I still work on perfecting these concepts daily. Now for the exercise.  Go through the … More Mental Yoga Week # 19: Improve Your Influencer Skills