Mothers’ Day 2020

Mother’s Day is not solely a “day occasion” to honor our mothers, but the opportunity to devote a number of days to celebrate our beloved mothers and those in our community who may not have had children, yet have served their families and communities as mothers. I share several of my Mother’s Day activities toContinue reading “Mothers’ Day 2020”

Porvida Living in Era of the Virus

Have you started preparing for the Era of the Virus?  Assuming you love your children and families and desire a life of accomplishment, health, joy, and security for them, start now! Let us explore how to make it our Era for Positive Change. Our Opportunity: Porvida Living Regardless of our experience we all have big choicesContinue reading “Porvida Living in Era of the Virus”

My Tribe—People of Ollin

I was at an art show of “Native American” art when an elderly white gentleman asked, who was my tribe?  I responded, “I belong to the People of Ollin.” When he gave me that familiar puzzled look, I continued.  “My origins go back to the indigenous people of Mesoamerica.”  “Just what I thought,” he said,Continue reading “My Tribe—People of Ollin”

To Survive & Thrive: Be Family

I am a futurist, therapist, and leadership coach, and also a parent, partner, uncle and brother.   Born and raised in Santa Paula, I view our families as one of our greatest resources we have to survive and thrive during these challenging times.             Growing up in our Santa Clara River Valley, my experience included theContinue reading “To Survive & Thrive: Be Family”