Better With Age

Yesterday (Saturday) I turned 67 years young! I don’t feel 67, I am told I do not look 67, and I probably do not act 67 – or what we used to believe it means to be that age. When I look in the…

Resolve to Evolve

Years ago, the local Wild Oats Market in Pasadena, CA,  displayed a banner with this statement. It spoke to me everytime I went there. When they were closing the store, after it was acquired by Whole Foods, I asked if I could purchase the…

Mental Health for All

The theme for World Mental Health Day 2020 is: Mental Health for All Greater Investment – Greater Access “World Mental Health Day, this Saturday, Oct 10th, is an opportunity for the world to come together and begin redressing the historic neglect of mental health,”…

We are all Connected

In addition to the ongoing challenges we face with Covid-19, political division, economic fall out, racial inequality, wildfires and protests, this past week brought the Fall Equinox, Rosh Hashanah and this evening Yom Kippur. No wonder I have felt a bit off! So many…

Unprecedented to Pivoting

Considering what we have all been through the last 6 months and are continuing to go through, it is interesting to listen to and hear everyone’s perspective. What becomes apparent are the buzz words to describe what is happening. I have noticed we have…

Step Up or Give Up

These are interesting times indeed. I can only speak for myself, however when I am faced with chaos, disruption and problems, I go into overdrive. My nature is to fix it, solve it, deal with it, or find a way through it, coming out…

What day is today?

How many times have you recently asked or heard someone ask “What day is today?” It sounded funny at first, however with our routines, rituals, activities and daily patterns disrupted, shaken and rearranged, we have all been confused as to what day it is….

Living in a Bubble

The concept of living in an invisible bubble started many years ago while I was a retail executive. I would often supervise several management trainees during their career. One of the challenges they had was how to deal with criticism from senior management. They…

Finding Meaning Everywhere

Yesterday, we had a baby lizard scurry around the house. After several attempts, we successfully ushered him into the backyard. My first thought was to find the meaning and significance of it, because of course, there is one. Here are some insights from Imelda…

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Do you remember this song recorded by Nat King Cole in 1963? The song reached #6 on the Hot 100 in the US and was the opening track on Cole’s album of the same name.  The melody and phrase keep coming to my mind…