My favorite response yet to the #yesallwomen thing.

In the wake of the horrific shootings this week, Twitter and other social media have been a-flurry with defensive remarks from men (hashtag: notallmen) and responses from women (hashtag: yesallwomen). The dialogue seems to be going past each other, in a way that neither increases understanding nor gets at the heart of why these awfulContinue reading “My favorite response yet to the #yesallwomen thing.”

How can you keep those resolutions going?

Happy New Year! For many, coming out of the dark time of the Winter Solstice and into the New Year is a time of renewal. After the excesses of the holidays, we look back at the year behind us and make promises to ourselves. This year, we say, we’ll be better. Stronger, fitter, thinner, richer.Continue reading “How can you keep those resolutions going?”

An informal poll: What’s the first thing you want to know?

Readers: when you are looking for a therapist, counselor, healing practitioner – basically someone you’re going to work on life, emotional, psychological or other such issues with, what are you looking to see on the first page of their website? That is, what do you want to know about a practitioner that’s going to makeContinue reading “An informal poll: What’s the first thing you want to know?”

“And, just like that, all my anger uncoiled and slithered away.”

Today’s little gem comes from speaker, author, and CEO-advising type Peter Bregman, who asks the simple question, “Do you know what you are feeling?” What good, he asks, is all the therapy and yoga and navel-gazing activities that he and his wife have engaged in over the years? The answer is simple: now when somethingContinue reading ““And, just like that, all my anger uncoiled and slithered away.””