Fight Terrorism by Falling In Love

Fight Terrorism by Falling In Love

With the insanity of terrorism, with the fear-mongering in the newspapers and on television taking up so much space in my head, I turned to the Style section of the paper for some distraction. What I found was a little piece about love. Remember the old Huey Lewis and...
5 Benefits of Therapy

5 Benefits of Therapy

“A good therapist helps you problem solve, reality check and be accountable,with nurturance, in an environment of emotional and physical safety.” /Dr. Aletta “Good therapy encourages increased self-awareness.” /Emily Becker, LMSW “Good...
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...
Don’t Boo, Panic or Despair – Vote!

Don’t Boo, Panic or Despair – Vote!

This morning I went to vote. The New York weather was perfect. The autumn sun back-lit the golden leaves, the air just cool enough for a sweater. I’ve never seen so many people crowding the church hall. The positive energy in the air made me hopeful. It was the...