Gardening can help to heal your heart!

Planning a New Garden I am back from my High Holidays respite. I have begun the new year of 5781 by planting in my new garden. I have sweet memories of working in the garden with my parents in the back yard of our home. It was a treat playing in the dirt and tending…

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What Sparks ignite your STRESS?

News and Stress It seems that everyone is talking about the stress they are experiencing. My neighbor and I were discussing  how the daily news about the Coronavirus, the economy, demonstrations, deaths, students remote learning at home, and the 2020 election can spark and ignite an individual’s stress level. Social media, newspapers, radio programs, blogs, and…

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2020 Presidential Candidates’ Brain Color Personalities Can Influence Your Vote!

Past Presidential Candidates’ Brain Color Personalities There are only 77 days until November 3rd—Election Day 2020.  I have been determining the candidates’ Brain Colors since Presidential Election of 2000. That was the contested (hanging chads) election when Al Gore, a Green Brainer  and Joe Lieberman, a Blue Brainer ran against George W. Bush, an Orange…

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Is your attitude: The Glass 1/2 Full, 1/2 Empty, or Something Else?

Full, Empty or Overflowing? People talk about their glass being 1/2 Full or 1/2 Empty. However, my childhood friend Helene describe her glass as filled to the top and with bubbles overflowing the rim of the glass. Helene says, “You must keep your own glass not only full, but overflowing so you have all of…

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Discover how you can create more kindness, empathy, and understanding of others in your community!

I keep reading and hearing about people wanting to create more kindness, empathy, and understanding of others in their communities. Each time I am reminded of why I wrote Princess Shayna’s Invisible Visible Gift in 1997. I wrote my “Community Parable”  because children rarely are offered opportunities to identify their own personality traits and talents.…

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Discover why you are missing hugs during COVID-19 and Social Distancing!

Are you missing a hug from a loved one, friend, neighbor, and/or colleague? Because of the Coronavirus many people are feeling stressed and missing healthy hugs, which are an emotional connection to others for humans, as well as some animals. I enjoyed  reading the newspaper article entitled: We’re Human, we have to hug, which caught…

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Refreshing Summer Recipe: A Glazov Family Favorite!

You know it is summertime in our home when the old Spinach Borscht pot comes out of the cabinet. My remarkable Green Brain mother-in-law, later lovingly referred to as “Grandma Lil,” gave me my 6-quart enameled Spinach Borscht pot as a bridal show gift, 53 years ago. My introduction to Spinach Borscht was in the…

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Honor your mother by understanding her personality!

Sunday, May 10th is Mother’s Day and what would have been my beloved mothers’ 103rd birthday. On the left is a picture of my mother and I wearing our fashionable Mother-Daughter dresses, which my mother designed and sewed. We are standing in our garden in 1948. My mother was 31 years old and I was…

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