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Synchronicity: Not Just A SAT Word.

Sometimes the world nudges you; whispers a little reminder of the truths you hold in your heart of hearts. While I adore the humor of the sarcasm behind this user card from someecards, I am grateful for the reminder that I actually still believe in Prince Charming. I embrace synchronicity and look forward, with anticipation, […]

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Staying

We have evolved into a fast-paced society. Have a head-ache: take a pill; Hungry:get fast-food; out of style: upgrade-everything faster, faster, faster. Sometimes, if we are not careful, these attitudes can affect our relationships. Media sells us perfection, and, being human, we often fall short. Marriages that endure, have partners that commit to stay put. […]

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Everyone Plays A Piece

There are are times when you might feel aimless You can’t see the places where you belong But you will find that there is a purpose It’s been there within you all along and when you’re near it You can almost hear it. [Chorus:] It’s like a symphony just keep listenin’ And pretty soon you’ll […]

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When You Believe the Best in People, You Help to Bring the Best Out of Them

Many people simply need somebody to spark a bit of hope, somebody to say, “Yes, you can do it.  You’ve got what it takes.” Are you believing the best in your own children?  Are you instilling the confidence in them that they need, telling them that they’re going to do great things in life?  Are […]

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Therapists Ask The Questions That Need To Be Listened To.

Empathy isn’t just listening, it’s asking the questions whose answers need to be listened to. Empathy requires inquiry as much as imagination. Empathy requires knowing you know nothing. Empathy means acknowledging a horizon of context that extends perpetually beyond what you can see. Leslie Jamison, The Empathy Exams: Essays Lotus Flower Photo