“Concentrate on what will produce results rather than on the results, focus on the process not the prize.”  — Bill Walsh The human mind fascinates me.  I love learning how my own mind works, as well as how other people’s minds work. I am blessed to be in a profession where my work involves enabling... Read more »

 “A fake smile may fool the crowd but it never eases the pain.”  – Kelly Brook “Turn that frown upside down!” “It takes 72 muscles to frown and only 14 to smile.” “You’d look prettier if you smiled.” “Smile! It won’t kill you” These phrases, and their variations, are often said by parents, and other... Read more »

“Occasions when you can change your mind should be cherished, because they mean you’re smarter than you were before.” -Malcolm Gladwell A number of years ago, there was a trend to label someone with the negative term “flip-flopper” if they changed their opinion of something after a period of time. Due to this negative connotation, many... Read more »

“Just because something isn’t a lie does not mean that it isn’t deceptive. A liar knows that he is a liar, but one who speaks mere portions of truth in order to deceive is a craftsman of destruction.” ― Criss Jami I remember it vividly. I’m inside the synagogue near the fire exit which only... Read more »

“Don’t waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.” -Unknown “If you see something, say something.” “Stand up for yourself.” “Use your voice, don’t be quiet.” These slogans, and many similar messages, are being spread like wildfire. Cancel culture has made it that... Read more »

“People put a lot less effort into picking apart evidence that confirms what they already believe.” -Peter Watts Given the current attention given to the murders, protests, police brutality and riots across the United States of America, I find it difficult to write about anything not related to this news that is dominating the headlines.

Since before I started writing these articles, I’ve had a document on my Google Drive titled “Article Ideas.” Anytime an idea for an article would enter into my brain, I’d head over to this document and add my idea to it. This would ensure I wouldn’t forget my idea. The following is an article based on an idea that

“Life is a roller coaster. There are ups; there are downs. There are hills; there are valleys, peaks, and so on.” -Martin Landau We are currently living in a very interesting and difficult time. Each one of us is dealing with our own personal challenges, while many of us are also living with other people who are each dealing

“You can't please everyone, nor should you seek to, because then you won't please anyone, least of all yourself.” -Dylan Moran A number of years ago I saw an article on Yahoo that really disturbed me. The article discussed how there was a disabled boy who was quite limited physically. Despite all their medical expenses, he and his family were able to save enough money to go on vacation to Disney. When