MONDAY MUSICAL MOTIVATION: DRIVE BY

American pop/rock band Train have selected thefeel-good track “Drive By” as the first single from their sixthstudio album, schedule for release in 2012 via Columbia Records – After thegroup’s unexpected commercial success with the “Save Me, San Francisco”album and especially the single, “Hey Soul Sister” in 2010, no wonderTrain are feeling confident to press forward…

MOST OF YOU ARE IN IT FOR THE MONEY, ¿AREN’T YOU?

Youare either or in the shade where answers are hard to see. Most of the world isin the twilight zone having little clue beyond what they think they have aboutwho they really are, and what’s going on to put them into the illusion box ofbeliefs, doubts, and fantasy’s. The world has become a fantasy forentrepreneurs…

IN RELATIONSHIPS, ¿DO WE REALLY WANT THE TRUTH?

I’ve seen this sceneplay out in real life countless times–from issues of cheating, to being unableto commit, to lying–and it’s ALWAYS left me shaking my head. If you knew what your relationship is/wasfrom the beginning, why overlook the truth? Do youthink when people get into relationships…can they really handle thedifficult truths? In relationships, do we REALLY want the…

MONDAY MUSICAL MOTIVATION: WILD ONES

Rapper Flo Rida teams up with Australian singer Sia inhis new single called ‘Wild Ones’, taken from his forthcoming album ‘Only OneRida (Part 2)’ (2012) – The American MC sticks to his winning formula and hascreated yet another club anthem! ‘Wild Ones’ is catchy, it’s got a huge epicsound, Sia makes the hook interesting and…

PSA FOR PARENTS OF GAY CHILDREN…

“Parents are our blessing; parents are ourburden.”  Whenever I make a new connection with a gay individual one ofthe questions I usually ask is if they have told their parents that they aregay and if so how did their parents react.  I am amazed at the variety ofresponses that people share.  The reactions from parents…

WE ARE CO-WORKERS, NOT FRIENDS…

How many of you haveencountered that colleague at work who, for whatever reason, thinks thatworking together entitles them to information about your personal life. Thesepeople are the ones who have to be quickly reminded that you two are co-workersand not friends. It is truethat we spend the majority of our time with the people that…

MONDAY MUSICAL MOTIVATION: SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW

Fully-written and produced by Wouter “Wally”De Backer, aka Gotye, “Somebody That I Used To Know” is the mostsucessful single from the Belgian-Australian musician’s third album“Making Mirrors” released in mid-2011 on Eleven Records. In“Somebody That I Used To Know”, Gotye sings about a past lover, andthe nature of love. The single got to #1 in over…

IN THE LIFE: BECOMING ME

Is it a boy or a girl? Many parents learn the answer before their babyis born, and most expect their children to develop a gender identity thatmirrors biological sex within their first few years. But for transgender andgender nonconforming children, gender identity unfolds throughout childhood,adolescence and into early adulthood. Eight familieswith transgender and gender non-conforming children…