Listen to Your Strengths: Build Your Fulfillment

Your Strengths

Your strengths define your success. So many think of strengths as something they are good at. While I believe that to be true, strengths also bring high energy and vitality to your life.

There is a deeper meaning to your strengths. Listen to those activities that create energy. Engage in pursuits which build . . . → Read More: Listen to Your Strengths: Build Your Fulfillment

Six Tickets to Success




Tickets to Success

Who doesn’t want to be successful? Follow each ticket to success and enjoy happiness, fulfillment, and joy.

Ticket to Success Number One: Think Big and think outside the box. Learn to be inventive in your approach to life’s challenges. Where would we be if the Wright brothers, Thomas Edison, . . . → Read More: Ticket to Success

Press release

Press Release:

News Release

Date: September 8, 2016                                                                                            NEWS RELEASE

When: For immediate Release

Contact Person:  Barbara Altman


Phone: 314-962-5324


Experience the Anguish of Mental Illness Through the Eyes of a Lifelong Sufferer


Cry Depression, Celebrate Recovery is the story of one woman’s survival, struggle, and triumph over mental illness. On . . . → Read More: Press release

Success Secret: Passion


Success comes easily when passion is involved. Florence Foster Jenkins was willing to give up her father’s fortune when she refused to abandon her dream of pursuing music. Her father threatened to disown her if she pursued music instead of marrying a wealthy suitor.  She followed her dreams and temporarily lost her fortune. She supported herself by . . . → Read More: Success Secret: Passion

Claim and Name Your Dream

Name Your Dreams

Giving your dreams a name gives them power. What do you really want out of life? What’s on your bucket list? How do you intend to reach goals, to experience happiness, and to achieve fulfillment? Let’s take a look at ten dream catching ideas. Pick out those which strike a chord with you . . . → Read More: Claim and Name Your Dreams

Seeking Health and Fulfillment

Health and Fulfillment:

Good health is a prerequisite for happiness and fulfillment. So how does one pursue health? How does one build a healthy physique? And how does health set the stage for success?

Ten healthy habits:

Remove sugar from your diet. The down sides of sugar are numerous including: Feeds candida, We all have candida. . . . → Read More: Seeking Health and Fulfillment

Speak Up and Speak Out!

Speak Up: Take the Pledge

Take the pledge for yourself, for your neighborhood, for your country, and for the world.

What a gift God gave us when we were created with the ability to speak. No one knows this better than those of us who are challenged with vocal problems.

 I start each music . . . → Read More: Speak Up: Take the Pledge

Singing to Success


Singing is the best therapy:


I have something called vocal dysphonia, a condition in which the vocal cords tighten, making speech and singing difficult. I share this in common with Diane Rehm.

A few months back, I opted to get a botox treatment for this condition. I was told at the outset that . . . → Read More: Singing to Success

Three Happiness Stories

Three Happiness stories:

Henry Ford, R. H. Macy, and F. W. Woolworth were all happiness promoters.

Henry Ford: While Ford is today known for the assembly line and his success in building Ford Motor Company,  he wasn’t an instant success. In fact, his early businesses failed and left him broke five times before he founded the successful . . . → Read More: Three Happiness Stories

Living Your Talents: Building Your Success

Living Your Talents:  

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

John Dewey

Story: Mother Gerard Smith:

Mother Gerard found happiness when her work was in line with her talents.

High School Principal: Who doesn’t flinch when being . . . → Read More: Living Your Talents: Building Your Success