Everybody Needs a Friend
Mar27

Everybody Needs a Friend

  New York City, one of our nation’s most densely populated cities, is home to so many lonely and isolated people. Feeling disconnected can have a powerful effect on anyone’s well-being. “Oh, but to have a friend who is always exuberant to see me, who listens to my woes without offering advice, who always wants to accompany my walks in Central Park, who never phones with problems or complaints, who never makes...

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New York City Etiquette
Mar24

New York City Etiquette

   New York City is the most densely populated metropolis in the United States. New Yorkers spend their entire lives sharing a relatively small plot of land. 1.63 million people live within 22.7 square miles or 59 square kilometers. On any given weekday, there are 4 million people on Manhattan island. On weekends, there’s 3 million. That’s over 176 thousand per each square mile on weekdays, 101 thousand more per square...

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Cynical? …No, Thanks! We’re Having a Great Day!
Mar23

Cynical? …No, Thanks! We’re Having a Great Day!

  Who doesn’t find it hard to be around them? I’ll feel like I can’t even bring up a topic, in conversation, without them consciously or unconsciously trying to either make me feel inferior or make themselves feel superior or both!   In New York, I run into a lot of cynical people. They must be much smarter than me because they seem to have it all figured out. If you call them on it, forget-about-it, they act...

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What I’ve Learned About Sales From My Dog
Mar19

What I’ve Learned About Sales From My Dog

      Scooter is a 2-year-old Boston Terrier. He was named in honor of the late Yankee shortstop and commentator, Phil Rizzuto. Just like Phil, he is exuberant, friendly, and happy. Each day, We hike in Central Park, NYC. These treks have provided a good look into this little guy’s modus operandi. One day, it occurred to me that Scooter naturally has all of the necessary attributes for becoming a great salesman, if...

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Insomnia Undressed – 36 Tips to Help You Sleep…Plus, and New #37!
Mar17

Insomnia Undressed – 36 Tips to Help You Sleep…Plus, and New #37!

    Insomnia is often an unexplainable condition with a simple description: You either can’t fall asleep or you wake up wide-awake and can’t get back to sleep. Sometimes the solution is a quick fix, other times it’s a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. So, what’s a reasonable night’s worth of sleep? Most doctors agree that it is about 7.5 hours. The amount of sleep required for each...

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