Category Archives: Featured

Should Your Work Speak For Itself?

  You work hard. You got the education and training required to be great at your job. You are a subject matter expert. You care about what you are doing. You think that you are quite good at what you do, and that things should go well for you. And … Read more

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Rising for ouR evolution

February 14th is celebrated in many countries throughout the world as Valentine’s Day. Thanks to playwright, performer, feminist and activist Eve Ensler, February 14th is now also known and celebrated as V-Day, 1 Billion Rising: the world-wide organization and movement she founded and leads: “One Billion Rising is the biggest … Read more

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What and How Do You See?

“It is special to see yourself like this. When you usually cannot look at yourself in the mirror.”   It is no secret that mainstream institutions establish and convey the standards and preferences for who we should be, or should aspire to be; standards for who is and should be … Read more

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To Dwell in Possibility

I dwell in Possibility By Emily Dickinson I dwell in Possibility – A fairer House than Prose – More numerous of Windows – Superior – for Doors – Of Chambers as the Cedars – Impregnable of eye – And for an everlasting Roof The Gambrels of the Sky – Of … Read more

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What Are Your Assumptions? How Do They Hold You Back?

Many of us pride ourselves in our ability to acknowledge and embrace the fact that people live their lives in many ways that are different from our own. Often, without even knowing it, what we mean is that others live differently, but within the same assumptive framework of “what is” … Read more

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How Do You Get Help With Stress?

Do you think that in order to get help with what is stressing you out, you need to address the specific thing you are stressed out by? Here is a beautiful example of how that is not necessarily the case. Check it out. And, you may even get some help … Read more

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A personal tale of pace, peace, productivity and possibility

It has been seven months since my last blog post. This is not a confession. Many of you have been asking me when I am going to write next, and shared with me that you eagerly await my posts. Thank you. I have been so touched by your enthusiasm, your … Read more

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What do you mean?

“What do you mean?” I ask this question often, in therapy and elsewhere. And, I encourage you to ask it too. Why? Because we routinely assume that we understand (know) what we, and others are saying – people we know well and people we don’t – and equally often, we … Read more

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It is Practice That Makes Possible — Not Belief

Beginning in 2008, every year, when the winter holiday shopping season begins in the US (which these days seems like some time around Labor Day), Macy’s department store changes all of its decor and slogans to just one word: Believe! Bus advertisements, street flags, shopping bags and television commercials carry … Read more

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What’s creativity got to do with therapy?

Are you creative?  So many people respond with a resounding “Oh NO!“, or “not really”, or, ” I was when I was younger”, when asked that question. It is clear from their tone, that they think that creativity is reserved for only certain kind of people – and not them. … Read more

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