I don’t know if this occurs in the corporate training world, but in non-profits, almost all trainings start off with an icebreaker. These can run the gamut from telephone game to unraveling a big ball of twine with your fellow training comrades-in-arms. These are meant to build rapport […]
I love to travel, try new foods (both simple and "exotic"), ingest caffeine, and watch political news coverage. Im a big pop culture junkie who isnt afraid to say she loves "In Touch" Magazine! A social marketing expert and psychologist by training who works in the public health field trying to bring a little common sense to it all.
All the world is my television and I like to provide commentary on it.
Risky Business for this Girl born in the Year of the Rat There is an old Seinfeld television episode where three of the main characters talk about luck and how they consistently have a certain type of luck. One always has great luck, the other always bad and […]
Glowing antlers, wigs and crumbs: Art is in the eye of the wacky beholder. Is the Olympics almost over? Does anyone else feel underwhelmed by the Olympics or is it just me? Blah. This past week one of the news items that went viral very quickly was that […]
Whimsy in a bottle: Rock concerts, cocktails and slides Because of the nature of work lately, I was not able to go on holiday vacation this past season. I had a little bit of a staycation during December but I still somehow managed to work. Ok. Let me […]
A new pink sensation for this New York power girl Back in my college days, every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday I had a ritual. I would do what the so-called BPs (beautiful People) did on college nights. I would get all glammed up, put on my clunky high […]
There is a first time for everything. And like other firsts, I am wrapped up with anxiety, excitement and trepidation. Many have said it will be heavenly; that I will feel like I am floating. Others have said it will feel like a little prick and be somewhat […]
Outsider Art: The day I negotiated the purchase of local artwork behind a telephone pole in Havana, Cuba
The day I negotiated the purchase of local artwork behind a telephone pole in Havana, Cuba The humidity was creating a grand frizz on my head. I didn’t care however as I sauntered down the Paseo del Prado. How vibrant and eclectic and entirely intoxicating. Cuba was so […]
Being silent nevermore: I now raise the roof on behalf of those whose voices have been muted Growing up I was labeled as “gifted”. I was offered the opportunity to skip a grade, which I wisely declined. Teachers in the South Bronx loved me. I was studious. I […]
Afternoon Delight: the varying meanings throughout the years My mom loved to listen to music. Sundays were a day for us performing her favorite tunes. I was so embedded in her musical world that I barely knew of the popular music of my time. I knew Elvis and […]
February: You Give Me Fever and a Legacy Quest February is a bit of a vexing month. It’s shorter than other months. There is a day that appears every four years. We are steeped in snow hibernating in our rapidly claustrophobic homes. This sense of claustrophobia, could be […]