Finding Happiness Through PRIDE In the Name of Love

BLOGGER’S NOTE: In 2016, I had to miss the NYC PRIDE parade due to being home with strep throat, although I so wanted to be there to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision to legalize gay marriage, and to also mourn the beautiful souls lost at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando two weeks […]

Finding Happiness Through Celebrating Women Everywhere

Today I am finding happiness in celebrating women everywhere, and wanted to share some stories of some of the incredible women who have crossed my path lately.

Finding Happiness In The Argentinian Summertime

I am finding happiness right now exploring Patagonia! Southern Argentina is a mountain-lover, lake and river adventure-lover’s paradise.

Finding Happiness Through Roots and Wings

I have always said that someday, after I finish my book Hot for Happiness, I will write a book about my remarkable family called Roots and Wings. This is my family’s gift: my parents metaphorically speaking gave us wings to be independent and fly, and roots, so we are all happy to return home sometimes.

Finding Happiness Through Choosing Goals That Inspire You

There are only three days left in 2015! Whether or not you achieved all that you hoped to achieve in 2015, now is the time to reset and pick goals that inspire you wildly for 2016. We honestly never really know how much time we have left on Earth, so I am a firm believer […]

Finding Happiness In A White Sandy Beach Christmas

NOTE: I am updating this holiday-themed post from two years ago with new photos and news, while my family is busy celebrating Christmas in Florida again! Wishing everyone great blessings, abundance, love, peace and joy during the holiday season and always. Once again, my “White Christmas” this year will consist of white, sandy beaches, edged […]

Finding Happiness Through Embracing Our Shared Humanity

I don’t know about you, but there is no one who has ever been a harsher critic of me – than me! I have always had very high standards for who I want to be and what I want to achieve in this world, and I find myself falling short sometimes of my own nearly […]

Finding Happiness in Spreading Holiday Cheer

If you want to know who I am at heart, you should know this about me:  for pretty much the entire month of December, I wear a Santa hat. Whenever possible, I also slip into my Mrs. Claus little red velvet dress with the short flirty skirt. Bringing joy to the world makes me happy! […]

Finding Happiness At My 10-Year Harvard Reunion

In June 2005, I achieved one of the biggest goals, milestones and dreams of my life to date: I graduated from Harvard University. This year, I was blessed to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of that occasion. I was ecstatic when I graduated, and found a lot of joy and happiness in regrouping with my classmates. […]