Making your Mark

In his book, A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix, the late Edwin Freidman wrote about the emotional connections that are interwoven throughout our lives. He cited how we can be our own worst enemies by failing to recognize how the dysfunctional patterns in our childhoods are often replicated in our work lives as well as in our homes, our families, and in our churches, synagogues and schools. To paraphrase...

The Bitcoin Bubble

Bitcoins have been getting headlines recently as the price of this mysterious new digital currency – basically a decentralized online payment system – has passed $15,000 each (if converted into a real currency). 

Wali Collins Comedy Cup Jan 16

Wali Collins Comedy Cup has now turned into a real sensation at the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City. Comedy Gladiators battle to the death to win the Wali Collins Comedy Trophy!! Wali Collins presides as judge of this deadly battle where there is only one winner at the expense of another comedian’s sure death. The...

Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Gurian

We are delighted to have the opportunity to interview Dr. Jeffrey L. Gurian who is not only iconic in the New York City Comedy World but a person who has an unusual gift and passion for healing hearts and minds. 

Healing STARlight Straight from the Heart

In this morass of heart- wrenching woundedness, Dr. Jeffrey Gurian shows us in his new book how we’re all connected and how being hurt is really something we all have in common. It is what makes us human.

Healing Your Heart By Changing Your Mind

Folks on the comedy circuit will recognize the man with the mile-high hair and megawatt smile instantly. Dr. Jeffrey L. Gurian is a fixture in the comedy world, as a writer for many of the top comedians who preside at the New York Friars Club’s fabled roasts, and with his own ComedyMatters TV show on Facebook.

What We Can Learn from Trees

No, it’s not a joke.  Trees have much to teach us, or at least underscore, about living together.  They have been doing it for many millions of years, and we are only now beginning to understand their remarkable social life.

How Will History Judge Donald Trump?

According to the former Arkansas governor and Presidential wannabee, Mike Huckabee, President Trump will rank right up there with Winston Churchill.  Well, Huckabee’s judgment-call about Trump tells you a lot about Huckabee – and about our country.  For starters, his ignorance of history is appalling, and such a glib comparison is, as one commentator put it, “ridiculous”.