Tag Archives: Optimal Life

The Best Bridge Between Hope and Despair Is A Good Night’s Sleep


Sleep has preoccupied and fascinated many civilizations since the dawn of mankind. Sleep is common to all humankind- and humankind is equal before it.  For thousands of years, sleep was views as an inseparable part of the order of nature, … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean To Say I Am American?


As we turn our nation toward another election we are, once again, asked to define who we are as citizens of the United States. This question for me is far more nuanced and complicated than a simple denotation on a … Continue reading

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Let Lance Armstrong Live Strong


Aristotle taught us that tragedy requires that someone prominent falls from lofty heights. And, it is the sudden and abrupt plunge of a hero from his pedestal that defines a true misfortune. Lance Armstrong? I do not know if Lance … Continue reading

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Horses and Bayonets AKA PORK!


In last night’s debate President Obama had the opportunity to discuss the new NATURE of our military due to the advancements in research and development and technology. His ability to note that we do not NEED to have a lot … Continue reading

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Words….


I never understood the full value of communication until I had to apply it in my marriage and family on a daily basis.  With my husband and I coming from two totally different backgrounds and countries of origin; misunderstandings can … Continue reading

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In Her Shoes….


I’m probably just like any other woman who loves shoes.  There’s just something about them; but realistically speaking, have me wear high heels for more than an hour – no way! I’m a creature of comfort – – give me … Continue reading

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Live Your Best Life or Live Your Optimal Life?


If you didn’t know already, Live Your Best Life is Oprah’s tagline and ever since the discovery of the “Oprah Effect” Live Your Best Life is everywhere. This is what Oprah Winfrey encourages all of us to do; especially women. And, today, Live … Continue reading

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