Being in the NOW-How Sweet That Can Be!

A few days ago I lost my sense of smell.  Suddenly, in the middle of a violent head cold it was gone.  I realized that not only was I miserable but I couldn’t smell a thing, not even Vick’s.  Some of that was good news.  Wow, the kitty litter box seemed so clean-no aroma at […]

An Indian Elder Knows What Is Real. Do You?

Another psychologist and analyst passed this along to me.  Here are a few lines from a poem written by Oriah Mountain Dreamer, May 1994.  She didn’t seem to need much from our world.  But I can say that we sure need a lot of help from her world! It doesn’t interest me what you do […]

Live Like a Star-Hiring Your Own Paparazzi

This morning on the NBC Early Morning Show there was a segment on how people are hiring their own Paparazzi to hastle them as they come out of a restaurant or elsewhere. It makes them feel like a star. This is a strange commentary on human psychology! Why not feel like a star because you […]

Talking about Anne Frank’s Diary

It is over 50 years since Anne Frank kept her diary in hiding!  What a contrast to the freedom that most of us live in.  I am fascinated my girl’s diaries.  Obviously, as my latest book is a girl’s diary, The Truth, (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything).  I’m sharing with you […]

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein on Ebru satellite tv

The show, Daily Connections, in which Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, author of a new book for girls and their mom’s, The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) is featured, discussing "Talking to your Tween about teasing, gossiping and reputations"  (episode 222) is airing  Monday, February 25th at 10 AM and at […]

The Truth, I’m A Woman, I’m Smart and I Did IT!

Cindy Trope* told me that she had a great experience the other day.  She owns a rental property and the bathroom was in terrible condition.  The sink had to be replaced.  Also, the toilet had to come out temporarily so a new tile floor could be put down.  And everything weighed a ton.  And she […]