INSIGHTS

IS IT EVER OK TO LIE TO YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER?

IS IT EVER OK TO LIE TO YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER?

Introduction All of us remember the story of Pinocchio and the role honesty played in his life. In order for Pinocchio, a marionette, to become the real boy he longed to be, first he had to prove that he had true values. However, the blue fairy warned him about lying,...

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WHEN ONE OF YOUR CLOSEST FRIEND’S DIES

When I spoke to Linda on Christmas day, that version of me could not possibly know the loss I was about to experience 6 weeks later in February, when she died of Covid 19.  Of course, I know that none of us is invincible, and that experiencing loss binds all human...

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Hope: MY GIFT TO YOU IN 2021

Hope: MY GIFT TO YOU IN 2021

Introduction Years ago, I lost my ability to hope. I had sustained a major loss, and the pain seemed unmanageable. I waited and waited, hoping the agony would evaporate. Just at the point where I could see no way out, I looked up at the blue sky and saw Hope. The sky...

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THE PANDEMIC THANKSGIVING

THE PANDEMIC THANKSGIVING

I think most of us can agree that 2020 has been a year we won’t look back on fondly.  Rather, it’s a year that we’re all collectively just trying to get through.  Our lives are different, internally and externally, due to the devastation of the pandemic. If you are...

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A Pandemic Pep Talk

A Pandemic Pep Talk

Introduction I just finished a session with a client who is very caught up in the panic and stress of the pandemic and the uncertainty of the world around us. Listen, I get it.  Life is tough right now.  We’re all taking a beating and it’s hard not to wallow in these...

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