The Redemptive Power of Love


I don’t think I’m alone in being inspired by the powerful sermon delivered by Rev. Michael Curry during the Royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this morning. He reminded the millions of people who tuned in to watch the historical event of the redemptive power of love to heal, to empower, to transform. […]

21 Inspiring Quotes on Change


Change is difficult for all creatures. I’m reminded of that every time I put my dogs in the car. It’s especially hard for homo sapiens who have fragile limbic systems (the emotional center of our brains). Swapping what we know for something unfamiliar provokes all kinds of anxiety, compounded by the grief of letting go […]

On Quieting the Inner Tyrant


You would think after two decades of therapy I would be on my way to a strong sense of self and know how to apply a variety of cognitive-behavioral techniques to quiet the voices of self-doubt, that I could easily recognize when remnants of childhood crap are trying to sabotage something good in my life. […]