Author Archives: Jaren

Team of rivals

Two myths are circulating that well, maybe the reason for much of the anxiety we feel today. One- that to love someone is to agree with them, or two- that if you disagree, you fear or hate them! Both are … Continue reading

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Learning, feeling, helping

We are going through difficult times today, that is complicated by the restlessness of the pandemic. We can either sit back and wonder or make an effort to understand others’ feelings. I recently enjoyed a Saturday morning on the back … Continue reading

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A sense of purpose

We are living in times of prosperity that have never been seen before in our world history. Innovation is beating world hunger, eliminating poverty, and increasing longevity. Many of us live in societies that are strong economically, politically, culturally, and … Continue reading

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Makes me cry with pride! Great talent sharing love of country

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You are not alone

A majority of Americans identify as being unhappy today. Eight of ten feel our country is out of control. There aren’t many statistics in life that have reached that high of majority, primarily when it is negative.  Let it settle … Continue reading

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I wish it were easier

It may be that we can’t begin to imagine what it is like to be the victim of profiling or being unjustly accused of a crime. It may be that we don’t know what it is like to worry about … Continue reading

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Together we are stronger!

I believe it is our nature to shy away from problems when they appear too large. We may feel a sense that there isn’t enough time or resources to make them go away. Yet, when we look back and realize … Continue reading

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One touch, better life

Think with me for a minute about the times you most enjoyed your interactions with others. If they are like mine, it is when you come across someone kind, someone honest, someone patient, or someone filled with empathy. Are you … Continue reading

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Standby list

When someone asks how you are doing, is your reply fine? When we answer in this way, we are telling ourselves the same thing! Why we would accept fine when we can be so much more. Are you aware that … Continue reading

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