Category Archives: Mind/Body

Barry Buddha, Bigger Than Life

Christmas Eve – 2016 We buried one of my best buds today. We returned his body to the earth… old school, but with a more biodegradable casket, just as he would’ve preferred. I know it’s much more common these days … Continue reading

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Zero Dark Forty: Celebrating 40 Years of Sobriety

September 14, 1976. We had just gotten through a very red, white, and blue summer, as we celebrated the country’s bicentennial. Jimmy Carter was in office, “Charlie’s Angels” ruled TV, and Boston’s debut album had just come out, so “More Than … Continue reading

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The 10 Breath Technology Break

I recently heard a well-known marketing expert ask a room full of Fortune 500 types a compelling series of questions. With a show of hands, he asked how many in the audience watched TV with at least one additional screen … Continue reading

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App Showcase: Evernote

Here’s a blog category that I wanted to revisit today. Two things, though; 1. This category isn’t only about iPhones anymore, so I don’t know how relevant the whole “Fellow iPhone Cult Members” category is these days. Most apps are … Continue reading

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Super Mind Power Via Both Sides of Your Brain – Part 2

In Super Mind Power Via Both Sides of Your Brain – Part 1, we talked about the two distinct aspects of the brain (left brain – more analytical, right brain – more creative) and how the development of both sides … Continue reading

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Super Mind Power Via Both Sides of Your Brain – Part 1

In the early 70’s, we took a major step forward in understanding how the brain works.  Through extensive research, a Nobel Prize-winning neurologist named Roger Sperry confirmed that each of the two sides, or hemispheres, of the brain – known … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Health – in One Single Graphic!

Today’s blog is a continuation of our June 2nd post entitled There is Nothing More Important Than Your Health. In that entry, we talked about the importance of the “Big Three” healthy lifestyle attributes – Exercise, Nutrition, and the Mind/Body … Continue reading

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A Healing Moment With the Holy Man

The classic jazz stuff has always been my dad’s favorite music.  So I’ve been bringing my laptop down to the hospital and breaking out a lot of his faves lately.  It truly is music of the Gods… Miles, Duke, Dizzy, … Continue reading

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Leonardo da Vinci and the Real Housewives of New Jersey

My North Hollywood practice space is basically a two-room lockout.  The first room is wall-to-wall with the 37 drums of my full solo kit.  Heaven, people.  The second room has a smaller kit (for working on specific exercises), a practice … Continue reading

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The Zen of Eating

In response to one of my food-related entries, I recently received this note from a fellow blogger; “Nicole in Pittsburgh.” Since I’ve been so big on this idea of mindfulness lately – reading through a few of my old Thich … Continue reading

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