Category Archives: Being a Hero In Your Life

Tool For Tuesday Via Sheryl Sandberg: Ban Bossy.

 “When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a ‘leader.’ Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Want Joy? Practice These 11 Really, Incredibly Simple Things Every Day

Ah-hah, voila, presto! It really is easier than we think to make this day a great page in our best chapter of life. 1. We can start our day with Please. Please let this day be a good one. 2. … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: Pick Your Word for 2014

My word for 2014 (drum roll, please) is DIRECTION. Taking direction, not giving direction to anyone but myself. Knowing my direction and taking the steps necessary to reach my destination. It’s important to have direction. To know where we’re going. Hey, … Continue reading

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Q & A: How Do You Stop the Pain of Being Alive?

I got a note from one of my friend Lily’s daughter’s friends, Erica, who agreed to let me share it: “Dysfunctional relationships is all I’ve ever seen and especially at the moment I have my doubts if I will ever … Continue reading

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Michael Levin: You can’t fulfill your dream unless you dare to risk it all.

Today’s post is in memory of Michael Levin on the seventh anniversary of his death. Michael moved to Israel from Philadelphia in 2002 and joined the Paratroopers. In the summer of 2006, Michael was given leave to visit his family … Continue reading

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July Fourth: Write Your Own Declaration of Independence.

It’s July Fourth and today we can declare our own independence. We can take a few minutes to write up our own declaration. Here’s mine. I am an independent, emotionally autonomous country. I declare that I have the right to … Continue reading

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Ran Zilca: Never Allow Fear to be in the Driver’s Seat.

Happy to welcome Ran Zilca. You’ll soon see why there’s a photo of him and Deepak Chopra staring back at you! Diana: Welcome, Ran Zilca! My blog is about living your best chapter each day. Tell us what do you … Continue reading

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Life Doesn’t Come to You. You Make it Happen.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Liz Jansen, author of Women, Motorcycles and the Road to Empowerment on my blog here. Liz has great insights into transformation and other subjects. This time round, she interviewed me on her blog. But not … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: Get Your Kids Under Control and Get Your Life Back. More Super Easy Tips

I know, sometimes you feel like you are down on your knees…And not just figuratively. Here are some more tools in honor of Mother’s Day to get your kids under control and get your life back. 1. Don’t make threats … Continue reading

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It Isn’t Fair But It’s A Fact of Life.

Here’s my article from today’s Philadelphia Inquirer: Prepare for a new wave of security By Diana Bletter POSTED: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 3:01 AM The first time I walked into a supermarket in northern Israel, I was surprised when a … Continue reading

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