It’s Trash Day!

If you’re looking for normal household items such as glasses, snow shovels, dishes, garden hose, hammers, nails, brooms and a whole lot more, I’m your guy. Lots of women’s clothing too.

You got it… its TRASH DAY.

Stop by this weekend, wish me a happy 60th birthday and grab lots of freebies.

20 W. Euclid Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ 08033

Saturday: 9am-12 noon.
Sunday: 10am-12 noon.

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The Laughing Practice

Michael Gross “The Wingman” demonstrates his 1-minute laughing practice.

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It’s Trash Day!

If you’re looking for normal household items such as glasses, snow shovels, dishes, garden hose, hammers, nails, brooms and a whole lot more, I’m your guy. Lots of women’s clothing too. You got it… its TRASH DAY. Stop by this weekend, wish me a... read more

Under a Bridge-Dawn of a New Day

It doesn’t matter if you find yourself waking up under a bridge. It’s the dawn of a new day. A perfect time to set the tone for the day. This picture was taken this morning, right after practice. Today’s Practice: One minute saying “Set the... read more

The Dawn of a New Day

The other day, as I was out on my morning walk, this beautiful scene greeted me. Upon seeing it, the words, “It’s the dawn of a new day” slipped from my tongue. It immediately became my ‘inner team’ building exercise, you know, a thought,... read more

Yard Sale Tomorrow, Saturday, 8/8

Our house sold quickly and we have to get out soon… so we’re having a big yard sale tomorrow, Saturday 8/8. Stop by (bring donuts) and say hi and have a look. We have tons of furniture, tools, kitchen and household items, and many positive energy pieces... read more

Happy Days Are Here Again

It started with my son and I, in the car for a long day of driving. We were taking some furniture from my house in South Jersey to his apartment in New York City and then back again. We were sitting just inside the Lincoln Tunnel when our stress level was about to... read more

Vice President, Positive Energy

In the future, every company will have a Vice President of Positive Energy. The larger ones will have many. People will wonder how a company flourished without one. “What did you do when someone came in with a negative attitude, how did you stop it from permeating and... read more

Thank You Brandon Boykin

The lead article on the back of Wednesday’s Daily News was about Philadelphia Eagle, Brandon Boykin. It begins, “Brandon Boykin doesn’t want your pity.  So, a broken leg dropped him from the first round to the fourth round and cost him $5 million dollars? ‘It might be... read more

“Bidding War”

“It’s amazing”, Jan said to me the other day, “all I see are houses with ‘Sold’, or ‘Under Contract’ in front of them. I wonder how they did it?” “That’s funny”, I replied, “I only see... read more

House for Sale

Janet and I are settling into our new normal since we put our house up for sale 2 weeks ago. New normal? Most certainly! As anyone who has ever sold a house they were living in knows, there’s a new normal. In setting our intention to attract the perfect buyer,... read more


In Malcolm Gladwell’s fascinating book, “Blink”, he talks of an experiment where students watched college professors teaching a class for only 2 seconds. No audio, only video. They were then asked to rate the effectiveness of those teachers. Their... read more

Single Women: Be Your Own Wingman Workshop

Do you keep dating the same type of man? Do you keep repeating the same relationship mistakes? Would you like to feel more confident, more empowered, and better prepared to attract a man of a higher caliber. I’m happy to be offering this workshop in Providence,... read more

Gentle Reminder, Monday 5/18/15

It can be this simple. From last month’s class on exploring happiness, I continue to hear, see and feel surprising victories. It shouldn’t be so surprising though. I mean, science tells us the happier we are the more successful our relationships, work... read more

An Email about Sense of Lack…

A client emailed me a question the other day about having more success at work and I thought the answer might better help you reach your goals. Hi Michael, I’ve read a lot that you can’t attract a desire if it is rooted in a sense of lack. I’m... read more

The Weekend Wingman.

Thoughts from the past week… My leg’s been healing and I’m focusing on how much better it feels. Give it a try. It can’t be any easier. Just focus on anything positive. I haven’t been able to meditate at all lately. How about you, do you... read more

A View From the Wing… by Janet Sokoloff

Blind and Toothless It was a rough winter in the Sokoloff-Gross household. My darling dad died in December, following a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. A few weeks later, following some routine dental work, I became plagued with severe mouth and tooth pain. My... read more

Tomorrow night. Explore Your Happiness.

I’m really excited to be able to do this class with you tomorrow night. When’s the last time you focused on your happiness, or what it means to you to be happy? Have you ever set your intention to be happy? Science tells us the positive effects of being happy... read more

Build Your Inner Team this week

“Never, never, never give up.” Winston Churchill We all get knocked down once in a while, the trick is to get back up. My surgery may have knocked me down, but it didn’t keep me down, and even though my leg is still in a brace, I’m ready to... read more

Thankful for small things

When you’re in a leg immobilizing brace, and stuck on your couch 24/7, you start being thankful for little things. Like being able to open and close the back door with your crutch so your dog can get out. Like a filled glass of water. Like someone visiting. With food.... read more

Truth, from Zen Master Moo Moo Sunim

It was early one morning, and Jan and I were out exploring Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, when we came upon the impressive ruined Temple, Wat Chedi Luang. After meditating in the inner temple, we walked around the impressive grounds, but with my quad... read more

‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling

Have you ever read the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling? Starts out, “If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself…” To read full poem, see below. I love this poem because I constantly find the more... read more

And Down I Went!

It happened in a split second. The countdown is on until I leave for Thailand and one moment of carelessness has put “the land of smiles” in jeopardy. Monday morning, I went to salt my front steps after the icy sleet we received Sunday night.  One step and... read more