Self-Awareness

Value

Most of the emotional distress that clients suffer—indeed, much of the psychological dysfunction in the world in general—comes from substituting power for value.

I Smile Back

The film, I Smile Back, offered an unflinching look into the world of mental illness and self-medicating driven addiction.  In this film, Sarah Silverman plays a housewife driven to distress by her desire to be the perfect wife and mother.  So… Read More ›

Life for a Life

I am a three-time cancer survivor.  My last radiation treatment was on September 11, 2001.  As I stood in the patient area waiting to talk to the doctor about my last radiation treatment, I was feeling buoyant.  I had been officially declared… Read More ›

Desires are Complicated

A critically important step in understanding our own desires and tastes is to realize that we cannot always explain what we want, deep down. ~ Malcolm Gladwell ________________ Photo: @ariacarlston

Write a To-Done List

A recent Fast Company article by Rachel Gillett offered three tips on creating a better to-do list.  1) Break projects into more manageable parts. 2) Tackle the task you hate first. 3) Write a to-done list. Tip #3 is the one which resonated… Read More ›