Happiness Tips for 2012 -- An Interview with Jim Ryan

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It's here.  The new year.  2012. Each year seems to come around faster and faster.  Since starting, I look to find resources to make life better.  I'm working hard to stop being a workaholic and trying to learn how to…

Getting Through the Holidays Without Your Loved Ones

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I know  how hard it is for people to be without loved ones during this time of year.  A few days ago I had the honor of having Ron Villano, a clinical psychotherapist, life & bereavement coach (and a professional resource on the…

It's Time to Help Our Blue Star Moms

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By chance - I guess that's how life works - I met a group of ladies called the Blue Star Moms.  I never heard of them before and was in awe of what they do and how they band together to develop a unique camaraderie and a mission that is bigger… Update and How it Can Help

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So, I was talking to a woman today.  She has been a single mom for 9 years.  Her youngest is 13.  Her oldest is 18.  She takes care of her family, works full-time, goes to school, and keeps everything together. And she is tired.  And she…

Occupy Wall Street? We already had The Schwartz Report giving a voice to the people

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Grass roots movements are in the news right now with Occupy Wall Street in full swing, but they've been around throughout the history of our great Country (example, maybe extreme, but: the Revolutionary War). Meet Martin Schwartz, a man…

Feel Sick? Ever Look for the Root Cause?

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It's very interesting.  Sometimes you talk to people and they tell you about how they are feeling.  During these type of conversations, after so much reading I've done in the past 2 years, I wonder if the symptoms they are experiencing…

Hey, it's Friday. . . Again

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So, my friend Phil posted on his facebook today:  "its Friday and going to work again...again...again".  Well, that's why I started to work on in the first place!  That's my sentiments, exactly! Do you feel like you're…

Meet Matt and Valerie, an inspirational recount

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Visit for ways to find your quality of life. The direction of "the Quest for Quality of Life" blog has changed -- the goal is to share inspirational stories, amazing stories, and lessons learned from others.  To share…