• Spoken Like a True Narcissist
    Coming Eventually... This blog post as originally planned will take a while to take shape, if ever, because it feels so crucial and precarious to address, from all angles, what Read more
  • In Plain Sight
    One morning I was standing at the kitchen window after meditation/study group. The view is much less colorful than the picture of artwork accompanying this post (Twenty Seven Birds by Read more
  • What You're Paying Me For
    A daughter sent that to me in a text, and for better and worse, depending on the context and who you ask, it is probably true. You're paying me to arrange Read more
  • Try This On
    I am Kind Wise Healthy Fortunate Lovable and Good. Think that's a load of horseshit? I get it. I came up with that affirmation on a day I was feeling Bitter, Dumb, Unable, Unlucky, Unwanted, and Evil, and Read more
  • On Suicidality
    ***If you're feeling suicidal Dial 988***   The Journey by Mary Oliver   One day you finally knew  what you had to do, and began,  though the voices around you  kept shouting  their Read more
  • On Parenting
    All parents struggle to balance their normal current stressors -- friends and family, body and mind, household and job -- with their parenting responsibilities. But on top of that for Read more
  • Ten Years
    This November, it will be decade ago that I got my first paycheck as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Here are some things I've realized in that time through a combination Read more
  • Dog Ears, Office Plants, and Quantum Physics
    Did you ever see the movie, What the Bleep Do We Know...? It's really good, so I highly recommend it. It's a 'quantum physics for dummies' deal for people like Read more
  • How to Turn a Tantrum into Something a Little More Productive
    I love it when life gives me the opportunity to apply mental health strategies in my own world that I spend my days encouraging others to apply in theirs. Said Read more
  • How to Navigate a Shitstorm
    The pessimistic energy we give to thoughts and rants about how wrong everything is eclipses our view of the conditions for constructive change that are there and waiting - likely Read more
  • Trauma Resolution: A Crumbling Castle
    According to trauma researcher and clinician, Bessel van der Kolk, we are all living testimonials to events that are no longer happening. Ideally, we are functional testimonials — healthy and Read more
  • Holiday Help!
    For many, holidays mark a time for family, food, warmth, conversation, celebration, and abundance. For many if not more of us, they are tinged with dissatisfaction or irritability if not Read more
  • Nothing Quite Like Going at a Soap Dish with a Tooth Brush
    The plastic soap dish on my bathroom sink was gunky and driving me nuts. I kept not dealing with it. Every night I would use the little bar of soap Read more
  • Never Enough Attention
    I'm imagining a spectrum of attention that ranges from a willingness to notice, to a willingness to tolerate, to a willingness to stay near or with, to a willingness to Read more
  • Regarding Needs as Thirst
    Here's a multiple choice exercise for you that you won't find anywhere else. Please complete these sentences:(1) If you're thirsty, you...(a) deny you are thirsty and go watch Netflix.(b) admit Read more

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