Category: Blog The Way I See It®

Traveling With Pets Helps Lower Stress & Heighten Productivity On The Road

La Quinta by Wyndham is hosting pet therapy dogs in the lobby of select hotels today, the busiest business travel day of the year As one of the pet-friendliest brands in the hotel business, La Quinta by Wyndham knows pets are beloved members of the family. They understand that pets help create health, happiness, and productivity…
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The Surprising Secret of Success is Patience

Many great people have believed throughout the ages that patience is a critical asset to cultivate for happiness, health, and success. This is what some great people have said about the virtue of patience. “Genius is patience.” — Isaac Newton “A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.” — George Saville “Patience…
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The Declaration of Interdependence

This month we celebrate the our nation’s declaration of independence, and it also evokes the spirit and memories of the people that fought for our freedom. In terms of civil liberties and rights, I am reminded of the iconic speech in history given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in…
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The Perversion of America

Our Independence is Killing Us The 4th of July asks us, “What does it mean to be an American?” We cherish our independence while many people these days refuse to embrace the greater power of interdependence. This COVID crisis has pulled back the curtain and revealed our American values and character. Many of us value…
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Are You Really Free?

This month we celebrate the 4th of July. This month symbolizes our freedom. We celebrate our freedom that came at a great cost. Many have sacrificed and given their lives so that we may enjoy this precious freedom, but are you really free? Do you experience the freedom our forefathers and foremothers meant for you…
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Maybe We Are Alone

Are We Alone in the Universe? There is more reason to think we earthlings are alone in the universe. Some scientists have taken a new look at a physics theory called the Drake equation. They have added new factors and greater uncertainty to the traditional equation. The updated equation suggests we are alone in the…
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Celebrate the Feminine Mothers Day

The feminine has been celebrated since ancient Greece and throughout the ages in all cultures, religions, and spiritualities. When I was at Emory, I was fascinated by the theology of the Amma, the holy mother, governing the early monasteries. The Amma was the CEO of the monastery. She was in charge of the spiritual, economic…
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Mother Earth Day-Celebrate Outdoors

Happy Mother Earth Day, April 22. It’s time to play in the dirt. I’ve been an avid gardener for most of my life. I found getting in the dirt and nature always grounded me.  Gardening has always been a healing balm for my challenging life of stress and depression. Playing in the dirt has helped…
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What is Your Social Credit Score?

Move over Experian and Equifax! We all know about our credit scoring system with credit reporting agencies such as Experian and Equifax. These credit agencies report our standardized credit rating scores to the world. I was intrigued when I heard about this new social credit score system. China’s New Big Idea China is now ranking citizens with…
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The Secret Sauce Of Life – A Good Sense of Humor

April is National Humor Month. I believe it could transform the world if we all immersed our lives in humor and laughter for the entire month of April. A good sense of humor and laughter might melt our political, social, and economic stress away. It is physiologically impossible to experience laughter and stress simultaneously. Barbara…
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