Category: Feeling “Stuck”

Head in the Clouds? Some Tips for Managing Dissociation

June 16, 2020
Dissociation. It’s something common to the human experience, but not commonly talked about. On your drive home, during a boring math lecture, maybe even while reading this post! Have you...

A Journey Worth Taking

July 1, 2019
Brene Brown is a shame researcher who opines: “If you put shame in a petri dish and douse it with secrecy, silence, and judgment, shame grows exponentially.” And it can...

When is it Time for your Adult Child to Leave Home

June 18, 2019
Who would have considered such a situation as we brought our newborn home from the hospital? We have dreams for their future and our lives together, so how could I...

Stop Eating Your Heart Out

September 1, 2015
For many of us, there is not enough food on the planet to fill the gaping hole within our souls. I know. I tried.” Meryl Beck It’s tough isn’t it,...

Life in the FASTER Lane

June 30, 2015
Have you ever found yourself repeatedly doing something you didn’t want to do? Perhaps its eating cookies for breakfast, spending more time playing Candy Crush than desired, or looking at...

Change

June 8, 2015
I go to an exercise class several days a week. I recently convinced a friend of mine, Marta, to go with me.  The classes are, to put it mildly, quite...

Who is Defining Whom?

February 2, 2015
Many of us have heard the term “identity crisis” but few of us stop long enough, in our busy lives, to truly understand what it means in terms of ourselves....

Personal Inventory

January 12, 2015
This month is one of my favorite months out of the year.  It’s my “Birthday Month.” Yes, I said “Birthday Month.” Among my friends and family it is common to...

More on Disney: Frozen Shows us that People Do Really Change

March 26, 2014
In my last blog post I wrote about Disney’s ability to put human dynamics on screen like few other entertainment companies can. And though they don’t get everything right, like...

The Law of Mercy

February 24, 2014
She came into my office reluctantly, perhaps tinged with a bit of defiance. “I don’t even know why I’m here,” she sputtered. “I guess my frustration level has just gotten...
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