Living the Sweet Life: Aristotle’s 12 Virtues, the Fourth of Which is Liberality

This year marks my 15th anniversary writing my column Living the Sweet Life. This year also marks my 50th birthday. As a way of reflection and remembrance, this year’s Sweet Life will be a continuous study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtues and how they are applied to my life. According to encyclopedia.com,...

Living the Sweet Life: Aristotle’s 12 Virtues, the Third of Which is Ambition

This year marks my 15th anniversary writing my column Living the Sweet Life. This year also marks my 50th birthday. As a way of reflection and remembrance, this year’s Sweet Life will be a continuous study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtues and how they are applied to my life. Ambition is defined as “a strong...

Living the Sweet Life: One of 12 Virtues, the Second of Which is Wit

This year marks my 15th anniversary writing my column Living the Sweet Life. This year also marks my 50th birthday.  As a way of reflection and remembrance, this year’s Sweet Life will be a continuous study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtues and how they are applied to my life. This month I will celebrate that...

Living the Sweet Life: One of 12 Virtues, the First of Which is Courage

This year marks my 15th anniversary writing my column Living the Sweet Life. This year also marks my 50th birthday.  As a way of reflection and remembrance, this year’s Sweet Life will be a continuous study of Aristotle’s 12 Virtues and how they are applied to my life.  Lessons learned in life come...

Living the Sweet Life: The 12 Days of Detox

Yes, you read that title correctly! In the most outlandish time for feasting each year, I began to think about what a detox would look like – especially during the holidays. With that in mind, I discovered that it’s only 12 days, and it’s not scary at all!  And, it may even, perhaps, help you start...

Living the Sweet Life: Floriography

There’s lots of reasons we send flowers, usually for a celebration of a holiday or season, and in all cases when someone dies. Flowers signify a gesture of caring and thoughtfulness, but did you know each flower has historical heritage tracing back specific meanings for both the sender and the...

Living the Sweet Life: The Therapy Journal

Have you ever kept a diary? I remember getting those cute little ones that had a lock and key back through my teen years. I would actually use mine to make lists and goals for myself and sometimes jot down stuff that I did not want to forget. In college I had to keep a sketch journal for my art classes, and...

Living the Sweet Life: #dosomethingfornothing

Okay my sweet readers, this month what we are going to discuss is not anything new, but it sure is necessary. Morgan Freeman is one of my mentors. He has created a life of multi-prenuership as an actor, advocate and fantastic person. He uses his influence to change the world, teaching us compassion for...

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