I am back in Buffalo, NY the city I was born in. I no longer call it my primary residence but there is a foothold that I have here that is unlike any place I go to. It brings me back to my little girl days living with my parents and then my mom days […]Read more
Monthly Archives: May 2016
Emotional Intelligence and Anger
In 1995, author, psychologist, and science journalist, Daniel Goleman, wrote a book entitled, Emotional Intelligence which made its way to The New York Times bestseller list for a year-and-a-half. It was a relatively new concept designed to assist companies in determining which characteristics defined leadership qualities in their employees. Certainly one’s level of intelligence, (IQ), […]Read more
The Connected Table LIVE! Have You Gone To Aragon? May 25 2pmET
We’ve both been to Spain several times but never to the region of Aragon surrounding the beautiful city of Zaragoza. In fact, our first reference to Aragon was Queen Catherine of Aragon, the first of England’s King Henry VIII’s six wives. Though they were married for almost 20 years, Henry annulled the marriage and traded her […]Read more
The Night Shift Broadcasting Live from Sedona Vortex
Sedona is located in the northern Verde Valley region of Arizona and in my opinion one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Nestled among red rocks it is considered sacred by the Native Americans and thanks to high energy vortexes is known as a place of healing and spiritual renewal. A vortex is […]Read more
Host Nihar Suthar Interviews Helena Norberg-Hodge on Incito
Helena Norberg-Hodge witnessed tensions between Buddhists and Muslims in the Ladakh region (two groups that were historically very friendly towards each other) of India escalate dramatically, due to the effects of globalization. As a result, Helena decided to research how a localized economy model could better preserve the success, culture, and happiness of small communities […]Read more
Anger: Incident or Issue?
In the years that I facilitated my support group for estranged families, I primarily worked with older parents whose adult children had severed their relationship with them. The parents were perplexed: “I was a good parent”, they declared. “I gave my children the best of everything. There is no reason why they should be punishing […]Read more
She Let Go
The other day I was looking for a short meditation to ground me and bring me some peace. All of the turmoil in my life had brought me to an energetic stand still and I needed serenity and solace. As always happens the Universe provided me with an answer to the dilemmas I was facing. […]Read more
Meet Harlem’s Queen of Comfort- Melba Wilson- May 18
“The way I see it,” says Melba Wilson, “Soul food is the foundation of American comfort food.” She’d know. For Melba, a Harlem native, or as she likes to say “I am Harlem born, bred, and buttered,” owns one of most influential soul food restaurants in New York City’s most exciting dining neighborhood, aptly named […]Read more
Lose Your Temper For Good!
I’ve had many clients over the years request my help in teaching them how to control their tempers. “I lose my temper and afterwards feel terrible. I don’t want to do this anymore. I need to learn how to control my temper.” My response to them is this, “If you lose your keys you seek […]Read more
Meet the Golden Girl of Persian Cooking-May 11- The Connected Table LIVE!
There’s just something about the name “Persia” that seduces us. We are drawn to the flavors and aromas. Mint, cumin, cinnamon, oranges, pomegranates, dates and honey are ingredients we like add to many of our everyday dishes. Aside from Melanie’s coming of age tour to Israel as a teenager, we’ve only traveled to the Middle […]Read more