Books are uniquely portable magic.
– Stephen King
The Big Question
“Can I Heal And Connect With The Unified Field?”
As the firstborn of six children to immigrant parents in the U.S., I was an A student, amassed academic awards, won athletic championships, and played violin and piano. With an Ivy League MBA, I enjoyed a 35-year global career as a leader and executive…
Ultimately, my inbred addiction to an external locus of identity — rather than knowing who I really was — poisoned me with a caustic cocktail of… In the darkest night of my soul… I stayed inside for 2 days. The third forever changed my life…
“Can I Walk My Talk?”
It’s hard to stay conscious (alert to my thoughts and their direct effect on my body) – and to hold myself absolutely accountable for my life. But I keep doing the work, and I’ve learned new ways to live in awe. After a lifetime of chasing success, I’ve lived it by giving myself a break and celebrating successes small and large every day…
“Hooray For Epic Fails: Dollhouses, Long-Jumping and GMAT Scores”
I’m in the finals… but I’m the shortest… and last one to jump… after Tallest Girl… who is also the record holder and most favored to win.
Her first two jumps smash my lifetime bests. On my first jump, I scratch/foul. On my second, my hands drag the sand… securing my space at the bottom of the rankings.
On her final jump, Tallest Girl nails it… farthest jump of the day, breaking her own record… Many teams are leaving, and others are giggling… at the last, shortest, most underwhelming long-jumper. I want to cry, but at the same time, something deep inside me stirs big time…
Leo Learns About Life
"Leo's Thoughts are Powerful"
“It’s fun to have a new family member,” said Rosie, as she cuddled Brooke (Leo’s newborn baby sister). “If you say so,” sighed Leo. So far, he wasn’t happy about it. All she did was cry and hog all the attention. Nobody wanted to play with him all week. Leo was jealous… He was so tired of her crying that he decided to try something new…