Beauty in Bryant Park

There are a few places that make me feel at home in New York City, and Bryant Park is usually one of them. Sure, it can be crowded and it’s not really a “park” in the world I am from, but just look at the photo I took last Saturday. Enjoy!

Newsletter: Help Yourself

This is part of my monthly newsletter (which is free, by the way)! Sign up here to get it delivered to your mailbox each month! Two weeks ago after a long day, I came home to relax. It was the night of my weekly date and I put together a relaxing meal and told my […]

FOCUS: Wins and Losses!

Selected Life Lesson Pick your battles and know when you walk away. -Deb S’ Life Lesson from Minot, North Dakota Richard’s Thoughts… Life is hard. We all know this. But you can’t always win. No matter who you are, where you live or how much money you make. You will lose. And you will win. […]

FOCUS: Life’s Fairness!

Selected Life Lesson Life isn’t always fair – make the best of what you have. -Mary L’s Life Lesson from Marshfield, Wisconsin Richard’s Thoughts… This is true. Very true. In life it is all about how you react to your life events. I’ve been very public about my struggles in life, both personally and professionally. […]

FOCUS: Moving Forward!

Selected Life Lesson Forgiveness is as much or more for yourself as it is for the person you are forgiving. -Julie T’s Life Lesson from Amana, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… When you hold on to errors of your past, you systematically limit yourself. When someone does wrong to you and you hold on to their errors, […]

An Afternoon on Arthur Ashe Stadium Court

I walked through the gates of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on the hot and humid Friday afternoon. I didn’t have an entourage and there weren’t thousands of fans awaiting my mid-afternoon match, but in a way, it felt like the actual US Open. The grounds are in their final preparations for […]