The Power of Suggestion vs. Meditation

Do you like children? If so, and you’ve spent time with them, you know how sweet it is to see a little one, laughing and smiling at you. It’s one of the loveliest feelings in the world. Not… Read More

Conflict, Part 7 – Be Wise When you Share

We all need someone to talk to, when we need to vent our frustrations. It’s not healthy to keep these things to ourselves. But when we share our burdens, we can also be wise in how we do… Read More

Conflict Part 4 – Start Out Positive

There’s an old expression: “Well begun is half done.” in a recent meeting between the U.S. President and a foreign Head of State, it was reported that the meeting was intended to address problems on which the two… Read More

Conflict

One sure-fire way to create stress is to mismanage conflict. One of my colleagues, a therapist named Jim, shared an interesting case. A teenage boy was referred for counseling by his school, because he was getting into fist… Read More

Stand Up For Yourself

One of my clients, a thirty-five year old gentleman, has talked about growing up in a crime and drug-infested neighborhood. “Even if you were just going to the park to play baseball, you never knew who might try… Read More

Anger, Part 3

“Always be kind, because everyone we meet may be struggling with something we know nothing about.” – Author not specified In parts 1 and 2 you may have read about anger, its nature and its sources. Now, a… Read More

Anger, Part 2

A client named “Al” was telling me that he was upset about a family situation. He had originally sought help, because his wife, “Sally”, was unhappy with him. By his own admission, he had made a long series… Read More

STRESS AND YOUR HEALTH

I am not a medical doctor, but even without that credential, I am happy to pass along information that you could easily look up for yourselves. My goal is to save you time and trouble in getting informed… Read More

Anger

In 2004 my colleagues and I began presenting a series of workshops for families in order to help them get along. Anger management was the subject of one of those workshops. And interestingly, we, the counselors, learned a… Read More

REVENGE

When asked for her occupation, a woman charged with a traffic violation said she was a schoolteacher. The judge rose from the bench and said, “ I’ve waited years for a schoolteacher to appear before this court,” “Now… Read More