What Do Bill Maher, Charlie Chaplin and Michael Jackson Have in Common?

Can we smile when all looks lost? Can we let our dark clouds go and move on with light-heartedness?

Charlie Chaplin encourages “The Gamin” to smile in this image from “Modern Times.” — Creative Commons

A year ago, over the New Year’s holiday, my boyfriend and I met up with my son and his fiancee in Maui, Hawaii. We stayed in a little Airbnb listing called the Serenity Cottage in…

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Roshana Ariel

Roshana Ariel

I write about how to live life well even when it’s crazy or difficult. I’ve had lots of practice! As an editor, I love to rewrite my life to make it beautiful.