Are you frightened? Of what? Of life? It happens to us all, but if you feel this emotional state constantly it will exhaust you. When people express feeling anxious or in a panic, fear is certainly at the core. The question is always about discovering what the center of the fear is based upon.
People ask me how I stay so happy and healthy. I love this question and always say thank you. I live in gratitude for these moments–I embrace them knowing how precious they truly are. I place my hands together in deep appreciation for my life and for this moment. I am as happy and healthy
There is only one answer. Yes. Life is huge for each one of us; we walk daily into terrain that is filled with question marks. We work to arrange predictable because there is an innate desire to contain how much unpredictable creeps in. There is no way to stop it, contain it, or shift it.
The work I do as a doctor of psychology has sometimes made me question my faith in God. This is not to claim that I question my own investment in our Creator, but rather prompts me to wonder if I am doing what is intended in terms of goodness and being on the right track.
Even when we get on top of our game and feel the goodness of who we are, it is a challenge to retain that energy, focus and commitment. Life is an ebb and flow of feeling happy and then sad, giving and then selfish, full and then empty. In our most authentic inner voice, we
There are days when I open my eyes and feel an ache in my gut that takes my breath before I can even express my gratitude for the day. This is the feeling of grief that comes from the experience of sadness. We each take turns with this experience, for one reason or another. To
I’ve not been an avid television viewer, mostly I like Oprah’s Soulful Sundays, a movie now and again, and the old time programs that take me back to my childhood like The Andy Griffith Show, Bewitched, and I love Lucy. I am swept back decades as I am in the embrace of mommy and daddy
It is December, the holiday season and every one of us has wishes in our heart for something that we crave to happen or to own. This is a magical time of year and we want, we simply want. It’s not tough to make to things happen. We need to be quietly contemplative and secure in
Love is forever present, it is all around us. We merely need to be open to it and believe that it is there, that it is good and we that we can touch it. And yet, somehow, we seem to move all around it. We flirt and play and fall deep and enjoy it, and then
Love makes the world go around–we’ve all heard the songs and the sonnets, recited the poetry, and felt the inspiration of love letters. We each crave love–deep love that is intimate, sustainable and healthy. We want romance, friendship and the physicality that comes from a meaningful connection. Love is, without a doubt, the most powerful experience