Everyone feels badly sometimes. Sadness, guilt, shame, and general feeling of upset are part of living. Here’s a simple way to get over such feelings quickly. Continue reading Getting Over Feeling Badly
Summer feels glorious or oppressive, autumn stimulating or ominous, winter frightening or intimate. But everybody loves the coming of spring. The advent of warm weather cracks open the protective shield forced upon us by winter’s cold. Continue reading Emotions of the Season
At the end of December, before you turn all your attention to next year, take a few moments to wrap up in your mind the year now ending. Completion is the act of finalizing all the parts, tying up loose ends Continue reading Completion
Everybody has secrets. Unfortunately, some of those secrets are tied to emotional pain at the deepest levels of consciousness, pain that stays trapped by the unwillingness to look at or talk about what happened. How can you release Continue reading The Power of Deep, Personal Writing
It’s not just the cooler weather. Late fall has its unmistakable quality of darkness and cold closing in. How does this affect us and how can we respond?
The opposite of love is not hate. It’s not fear either, though fear blocks love: you can’t feel any love when you are terrified. The true opposite of love Continue reading What is the Opposite of Love?
This week is the Jewish holyday of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Over the years my understanding of what it means Continue reading Yom Kippur
Some people use “to-do” lists all the time. Now the research tells us why they help. Continue reading Why “To-do” Lists Work
Cooler temperatures in August, the first acorns dropping from the oaks, hint at the coming end of summer. Emotionally, we feel ourselves preparing for the change. Continue reading Summer Closing Down
Compromise is a terrific idea that feels lousy. It feels like giving in, even while it creates a pathway to success. Continue reading Why It’s So Hard to Compromise