The Relationship with Yourself

The Relationship with Yourself

“Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”Robert Holden Words carry so much weight. This is one reason, I feel, so many of us are opposed to labels to identify people. No one wants to be reduced to a word. I think this is a...
Goals

Goals

The New Year is historically the time for making resolutions.  I love word play, so I broke down “resolution” and was surprised that it may not be such a great thing to do, after all. The word “resolution” has the base word “resolute” which means firm, unwavering and...
Flames of Fear

Flames of Fear

“At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward with fear and division.” ~Jesse Jackson Fear. As a people, it seems our first reaction to an unknown is often fear. Unfortunately, this fear has often divided us. I looked back at our recent history...
Is Your World Spinning Out of Control?

Is Your World Spinning Out of Control?

When you were young, did you ever turn in circles really fast with your arms stretched wide? Did you keep going, faster and faster until you were so dizzy you had to just stop and lay down? Do you remember that feeling? Initially, the entire earth you lay upon tilted...
When Two Worlds Collide: Reality vs. Perception

When Two Worlds Collide: Reality vs. Perception

You listen to the podcasts, watch the YouTube videos and read the articles and books. You are an excellent parent, partner, adult child, friend or roommate. You are attentive, patient, kind and careful with conflict so there is a positive resolution. And then the...
Cause for Celebration

Cause for Celebration

Do you get those fun holiday alerts on your phone?  I do.  It seems there is a holiday and special event to celebrate nearly everything.  In a lot of ways it is silly and downright ridiculous.  January 16th boasts Psychiatric Tech Day, I don’t even know what this is,...