2022 New Year’s Resolutions

Most people who make new year’s resolutions break them within a few weeks. So, what should we do differently this year to be more successful? Bestselling author Daniel Pink suggests seven steps, we should consider: “1. Look back on the previous year. New...

A Survivor’s Wife Remembers 9-11

As told to her friends Verlie McAlister Edwards and Leanne Kinsey Ivey Editor’s note: Twenty years after terrorists flew American Airlines flight 77 into the Pentagon, Mel Birdwell, the wife of Lt. Col. (Ret.) Brian Birdwell, shares her remembrances of the day and the...

Sisters by Choice: Zoomer Sisters

We joined a program promoting healthy eating for weight loss. The rules are: No flour, no sugar, eat only at mealtime, and weighing and measuring your food. It is recommended that you align yourself with other followers for greater success. Members have the ability to...

Secrets of Lykke

The Secrets of Lykke Lykka (pronounced LOOKA) is the Danish word for happiness. Some studies show Denmark as the “happiest country in the world” so how do they define happiness and how do they achieve it? And, finally, what can the rest of us do to achieve Lykke? Meik...

I Am My Father’s Daughter

by Lori Levy Blessings From My Father There is a phrase in Judaism often used when speaking of a deceased loved one, “Zikhronoh livracha,” which translates to, “may his memory be for a blessing.” It is a saying that can bring comfort to those who are grieving and...