Skiing Off Piste To Change Culture

Skiing Off Piste To Change Culture

The French call the groomed ski trails on the slopes the piste. As a snow skier, and having had the opportunity of skiing in the French Alps, I got familiar with seeing the signs on the slopes warning me not to ski off-piste. In the U.S. we call it backcountry or out...

Lonely and Lost in Life’s Mess? Embrace the Solitude of Hope

When my 6-year-old brother died on the operating table our family was confronted with horrendous grief. When I stuck my hand into the moving blades of a lawnmower disaster could have happened. When national guard troops were stationed at the end of our street because...
Why Did They End Their Lives?

Why Did They End Their Lives?

In a recent edition of Forbes Magazine, writer Henna Inam asked many of the hard questions that we all ask when we hear about successful, smart, and famous people taking their own lives. Each time we ask “why?” Why did Robin Williams, Whitney Houston and so many...