Rumi, 13th-century Persian poet, and Sufi mystic said that “Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” and science is proving this to be true in more ways than one. Not only does the heart keep us physically alive but studies show the heart truly is a love center as well. The website www.heartmath.com has […]Read more
Yearly Archives: 2016
10 Tips to Diffuse a Volatile Situation
We are living in a very volatile and dangerous age. Not only have issues of domestic violence, child and animal abuse, anger in the workplace and so on been more apparent, but we are definitely witnessing a rise of violence within our communities. Gangs and individual assaults seem to be taking a back seat to […]Read more
Let’s Talk to the Animals!
Have you every wanted to know what your pet was thinking? Pets are part of our families and there are often times we would really like to hear what they might have to say. Animal communication is an ability to talk with animals using telepathy. We were all born with this ability but as […]Read more
THIS HIDDEN SECRET WILL TRANSFORM YOUR RELATIONSHIP
With the exception of impersonators, most people believe that they only have one voice. That voice is used to express one’s feelings and needs. It can be vocalized either loudly or softly; it’s tone can change from one of sarcasm to that of compassion; one’s voice can be used to express happiness, anger, sadness, silliness, […]Read more
Love or Fear?
I believe that no matter what challenges we face in life we come from a place of love or fear. We can approach a situation with compassion, kindness or empathy or we can go to anger, jealousy, or hate. Regardless which of these reactions that we experience they are rooted in love or fear. I […]Read more
The Spirits Guru of Gardiner, NY
For 25 years “on the rocks” meant climbing the ‘Gunks in New York’s Hudson Valley and managing rock climbing gyms in New York City for native New Yorker Ralph Erenzo. These days it has a new meaning for him as Co-Founder of Tuthilltown Distillery, located on a former gristmill in the verdant Gardiner countryside just a short […]Read more
Meet This Heavenly Bartender of the Year- The Connected Table LIVE July 13
We have many reasons to love New Orleans, from the amazing food and architecture to the southern hospitality and good friends and family. It’s our home away from home, and we always find reasons to return as often as we can. We enjoy visiting Chef Nina Compton’s Compère Lapin for the Carribbean spiced food and to […]Read more
What To Do About Annoying People?
I’d venture to say that everyone of us has had to deal with annoying people at some point in our lives. Whether it’s a family member who is in everyone’s business, a coworker who continually needs your assistance, the know-it-alls who always have to be right or a friend who talks incessantly, short of removing […]Read more
Meet the Founding Father of New World Cuisine July 6- The Connected Table LIVE! 2pm ET
We love celebrating America’s Independence Day and hope you enjoyed as well. We wondered what the Founding Fathers drank to toast the signing of the Declaration of Independence. We’ve seen a number of references to Madeira. Founding Father and First President George Washington owned a large distillery.Patrick Henry owned a tavern. Thomas Jefferson collected fine […]Read more
Joy to Your World
I have this decorative sign on our wall in my kitchen. I see it morning as I am brewing my English Breakfast tea. It is a great reminder because just seeing that word causes me to pause and think for a moment. It catapults me into the present moment with the thought of Where […]Read more