A Recipe To Stay Sane In An Insane World

A Recipe To Stay Sane In An Insane World

My first impulse is to bury my head in the sand but it’s really hard to eat ice cream that way. Second impulse is to read and watch the news; everything related to the troubles: what is going on with the crazy rhetoric about nuclear war, neo-nazis violently...
Know Thy Selfie

Know Thy Selfie

In my last post I wrote about the importance of checking in with yourself emotionally; however, emotions are only one piece of self-awareness. “Know thyself,” asks a bigger question. This bit of wisdom from ancient Greece is often attributed to Socrates, but is likely...

5 Reasons *Not* To Go To Therapy

Being a therapist for 25+ years I’ve heard all sorts of reasons why people don’t go to therapy. Here are the top 5 reasons I hear people say they don’t go to therapy. I’m not that depressed, stressed, anxious, fill in the blank.  I know...
Choosing A Pleasurable Life

Choosing A Pleasurable Life

“I don’t know if it’s a function of age or temperament, but I’m no longer seeking those major exclamation points of pleasure. I want a life that has pleasure contained within it.” ~Terry...