It’s A Wonderful Life. Really?

An intriguingly dark, 21st century perspective on one of my favorite holiday films. I  always wondered why Mr. Potter got away with his evil crime.Wonderful? Sorry, George, It's a Pitiful, Dreadful LifeAn Excerpt: "Lots of people love this movie of...

Feeling Grumpy This Morning?

Beat the Holiday or Financial Blues:9 Tips for Making Yourself Happier in the Next 30 MinutesAn excerpt: Maybe you’re feeling down because of the financial crisis. Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed by holiday tasks. Maybe you’re rushing around to try to get things done...

Great Expectations

My first guest blog, Great Expectations, was posted today on PsychCentral! Excerpt:  "While I’m happy that the election turned out the way it did, I worry about all that’s expected of our new president-elect…it got me thinking about the rest of...
Mindfulness and the Psychologist

Mindfulness and the Psychologist

Those of you who know me know I try to practice and encourage Mindfulness, the exercise of allowing ourselves to fully be in the moment. A Thich Nhat Hanh book for the novice lead me to the joy of embracing those everyday tasks that make up so much of life, like...