Two Arrows

Read More July 30th, 2022
An ancient Chinese proverb found often in Buddhist literature is called Two Arrows and can serve to reduce our suffering. The first “metaphorical” arrow is used to characterize a moment we feel discomfort, or pain. The Things We Cannot ChangePeople disappoint us. A relationship ends.… Read More


Read More January 19th, 2022
7 of the Most Common Personality Traits of Adult Children of Alcoholic ParentsRead More

Finding Sanity

Read More November 15th, 2019
A Birthright I’ve mounted a small framed plaque on my office wall.  It says: “Peace.  It is not the absence of noise, trouble or hard work.  It is to be in the midst of those things, and still be calm in your heart.”  An anonymous… Read More

The Optimism Angle

Read More December 10th, 2018
Get Happy Optimism has always intrigued me.  I once wondered how some people were just generally sunnier? Did they have a trait I didn’t?  How, for example, tough moments didn’t trouble them so much and they smiled just a bit more.  Maybe they made their… Read More

Lifeguards not Necessary

Read More November 3rd, 2018
My mother needed a lifeguard.  She was deeply depressed lifelong and the end of her life was hard.  Smoking.  COPD.  I stood by and watched her slip away, trying constantly to encourage her, even “save” her, I admit.  I once had her doing Yoga for… Read More

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