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
Yearly Archives: 2016
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
Meet the Baron of Barossa Valley May 11-The Connected Table LIVE!
It seemed like the perfect plan: Help out Barossa Valley grape growers unable to sell their fruit in a changing market by making wine from their grapes, sell it off in bulk to those who need wine to sell and go play golf for the rest of the year. Well, something like that, anyways… A […]Read more
Host Nihar Suthar Interviews Alex Budak on Incito
Alex Budak has dedicated his career to empowering changemakers, building social entrepreneurship ecosystems, and creating a world with more conscious leaders. Hear his incredible advice on how social entrepreneurs can get past the problems they face and get their businesses off the ground at 9pm EST on Incito. Listen to past episodes of Incito at: […]Read more
Anger and Disease: the Connection and Remedies
There is no denying that the mind, body, and spirit are all interconnected. What impacts one affects all others. While the general public has become more health conscious in terms of eating healthier, dropping those unnecessary pounds, and exercising more, what often gets overlooked – that continues to impact our health – are our emotional […]Read more
Meet Mexico’s First Lady of Tequila- May 4-The Connected Table LIVE
She’s called “The First Lady of Tequila” and is the first female “Maestra Tequila” certified by the Academia Mexicana de Catadores de Tequila. And she makes a pretty amazing tequila called Casa Dragones. After years building the Cuervo brand globally, Bertha Gonzáles Nieves stepped out in 2009 to create her own style of tequila to rave […]Read more
Talking to Mom On The Other Side
It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday and many of us have mothers that are no longer here with us physically. We yearn to talk to them and tell them one more time how much we loved them, how they changed our worlds, and how much we miss them. In a chapter of Thomas Edison’s memoirs he […]Read more