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Now That You Know: 10 Tips for Surviving Infidelity

Now That You Know: 10 Tips for Surviving Infidelity

You can get through this. When you first find out about your spouse’s infidelity, the pain of betrayal is unlike anything else you’ve ever experienced. You may not even be...
Addressing Client Resistance

Addressing Client Resistance

Have you ever met those clients who are resistant to change?  Do you have clients that are non-compliant to your recommendations and never complete assigned homework? Or, do you find...
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Today I Love This Endlessly Rolling Lake

Today I Love This Endlessly Rolling Lake

Today I love this endlessly rolling lake comprised of coves and bays, bites and sounds, and even the odd tickle. I love that it goes from long stretches of sandy...
What Psychotic Episodes Really Look and Feel Like

What Psychotic Episodes Really Look and Feel Like

When we hear someone is psychotic, we automatically think of psychopaths and cold-blooded criminals. We automatically think “Oh wow, they’re really crazy!” And we automatically think of plenty of other...
The 10 Masks We Wear

The 10 Masks We Wear

Rarely does a person emerge from childhood completely unscathed. Most of us learn to protect ourselves with defense mechanisms and personality traits that ensure our safety in the world. By...
Is Your Childhood Blueprint Holding You Back?

Is Your Childhood Blueprint Holding You Back?

Do you find you don’t deal with situations or relationships as successfully as you’d like? Do you feel depressed, anxious, or think negative things about yourself, others or the world?...
What is Decision Fatigue?

What is Decision Fatigue?

After losing a large account over a missed detail in a report, Shaun began to take inventory of his work habits. It was an error that he would normally never...
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7 Habits of Existentially Vibrant Living

7 Habits of Existentially Vibrant Living

The following are the seven habits that, in my opinion, comprise the basis of existentially vibrant living: (1)   the habit of making one’s own meaning (instead of “looking for it”) (2)  ...
4 Strategies to Cope with the Pain of Rejection

4 Strategies to Cope with the Pain of Rejection

Rejection hurts. We’ve all experienced the pain of rejection – perhaps a job you didn’t get, being ghosted by a friend, or not being invited to a social event —...
Conflicts–Is Fighting Dirty Okay?

Conflicts–Is Fighting Dirty Okay?

C.R. writes: In Do We Attract Conflict and Intolerance we got a few comments and one angry email. Baseball 55 wrote: I know a woman who always complains about this ***  she...
Hurry, Hard!

Hurry, Hard!

Do you curl? Not likely. The number of people who curl make up a minuscule percentage of the population. Let me describe it to you. You take turns throwing rocks...
Bipolar Disorder and Parkinson’s Disease

Bipolar Disorder and Parkinson’s Disease

I worry that living so long with bipolar disorder and its treatment may result in a neurological crisis. Turns out I have it backwards. The impact of repeated episodes of...

Valentine’s Day And Taking Stock

Ah, the day of love. Everywhere there are hearts. Heart balloons. Greeting cards with hearts. This morning at the bakery, you guessed it, heart shaped baked yummies. Red roses. Pink...
Changes in Love Interests with Maturity: 11 Changes

Changes in Love Interests with Maturity: 11 Changes

Romantic love is often described as universal as it is associated with intense emotional feelings of euphoria and excitement. Predictably, euphoric feelings come with increased energy, elevated positive mood, positive...