SUCCESS is Ninety-nine percent perspiration and one percent inspiration! Dr. Harry A. Becker, Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein’s Dad taught her that!

Sometimes kids and adults forget how much resiliency and persistence we can really muster. Life is not always easy, but we can grow as we never give up. I was so lucky. I had a great mentor in my father. …

Worrying about Financial Loss? Seven Pointers to Still Sleep at Night and Be Happy

Lots of people are worried in today’s economy.  Some are faced with actual loss of jobs and/or houses, or retirements, while others are trembling about what might happen.  None of this makes for restful sleep or an upbeat demeanor, nor …

The Pleasures of Making Grandma’s Memories My Own

Each season requires special behaviors and activities on our part to optimize for ourselves living a purposeful and happy life. We actually have to practice our positive emotions, just as the champion tennis player practices her swing. We have to …

REMEMBERING OUR PAST AS A POSITIVE GATEWAY

TO OUR FUTURE Do you realize that your past experiences hold the key to a better future? Each of us can learn to unlock the door to a better future by understanding the promise that exists in our own unique …