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Two and a half years ago I posted an Update that focused on the same dilemma, how to live with open hearts and love for fellow man when the world around us was on the brink of madness? Regretfully, the …

Finding peace in a world of chaos Read More »

Today the Cloud rains data and there is no place to hide from the torrent of information, be it fatuous, inane, or profane. When the Internet was introduced, information was transmitted at the rate of 1,000 bits a second. Today …

Emoticons are not substitutes for genuine emotions Read More »

The tears in my office flow from familiar stories about growing up as a kid who experiences what he/she has been taught to believe is ‘love’ when in reality the behavior is anything but. The emotional confusion that results from …

In the midst of a discrepancy Read More »

If there is one common trait found in all of us it is the propensity to stay stuck in the past. Literally thousands of articles and books have been written about this fruitless endeavor, an illusion that the carousel can …

The not so merry go round Read More »

There are 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic back and neck pain, fibromyalgia symptoms and other forms of pain. The standard treatment: opiods, prescribed at a level of 640 morphine milligram equivalents per person, actually down from 782 milligrams …

The pain is in the brain Read More »

I heard this harshly descriptive headline from a client. She told me it was what her father would say to her when she got caught up in second-guessing after a project didn’t meet her own high bar of success. He …

Stop “should-ing” all over yourself Read More »

I watch it occur in my office so often: the mind racing madly to escape a situation that exists only because of having fallen victim to some version of the idealized notion of who we think we ought to be, …

The Middle Way Read More »

Money can’t buy it. As each generation approaches their senior years, a common understanding prevails, a person can have all the luxuries in the world, but without love, they mean very little. Ultimately, the lesson is learned, you simply can’t …

Reminding ourselves of the basic tenets of happiness Read More »

Think twice before you mail a Valentine’s Day card. The flowery verse offers lovely poetry but has genuine meaning only when the sentiments are not a showy cover up for a desperate need to be loved. Send that loving energy …

Send yourself a Valentine’s Day Card Read More »

My updates for the last few January’s have gently suggested that New Year’s resolutions are not particularly helpful because they focus on making judgments of presumed negatives’ whereas conveying intentions puts the focus on creating long lasting strategies leading to …

Putting the resolve into your New Year’s resolution Read More »