The Paradox Between Power and Pleasure

When we experience power how does it feel and when we seek pleasure how is it different? The paradox between these two emotions is as intriguing as it is essential in understanding our ability to thrive in healthy and happy personal and professional environments. My want to better understand these core principles began with the…

4 Ways to Sabotage a First Impression

First impressions are made within seconds of meeting someone based on the feelings and senses we perceive as harmonious or hurtful from others. Negative encounters are stored in a part of our brain that helps us asses for danger in the future. It’s the same part of the brain that, from just one bad experience,…

Skiing Etiquette Tips

Last weekend I celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on the slopes of Hunter Mountain. For only $100 Living Social offered a trip that included transportation from the city to the slopes, ski rentals, lift tickets and even a hot cup of coffee from the bar and thanks to the “luck of the Irish” we had perfect…