Beyond Blue
April 2009 Archives

The Huffington Post recently published my post, “12 Things I Learned in High School.” To read the entire post and some interesting comments, click here. It begins …  Yikes. It’s time for my 20-year high-school reunion. I have the wrinkles […]

Just when I think that Beyond Blue is just a bunch of yuppie whining, and the real problems of the world are found in the poverty-stricken corners of Somalia, not in the air-conditioned, spacious family rooms of middle- and upper-class […]

Always go to the funeral is just one of many great rules to live by in NPR’s Collection of “This I Believe” Essays. Here are some of my other favorites: 1. Be Cool to the Pizza Dude Coolness to the […]

I went to a funeral service today. The sister of one of Eric’s best friends passed, and it was one of those things that was fell in the gray area: not totally obligatory, but would be appreciated. After assessing everything […]

I enjoyed Anne Naylor’s “10 Tips for Being the Best You Can Be” on The Huffington Post. To get to the article, click here. Below are excerpts. What do Susan Boyle, Paul Potts and J K Rowling all have in […]

On Mindful Monday, my readers and I practice the art of pausing, TRYING to be still, or considering, ever so briefly, the big picture. We’re hoping this soul time will provide enough peace of mind to get us through the […]

A friend of mine wrote the following meditation, and I was so touched by it because I have been trying to see myself lately as a loved child of God … as a flower in the hand of the creator […]

Mental-health blogger and psychologist Elvira Aletta of Psych Central writes: Did you know that if you boil a pot of water and throw in a live frog that that frog will hop right out, saving his life to croak again […]

If you want to bring down the temperature in that pot of yours BEFORE YOU BOIL, I urge you to read Liz Owen’s great gallery, “12 Yoga Poses for Your Workday.” Liz writes: Have you always wanted to try yoga, […]

I know I usually devote Fridays to interviews with experts and other mental-health bloggers or try to answer a specific question of yours, but I thought I’d switch seats and be interviewed for a change. Fresh Living bloggers Holly Lebowitz […]