Life

Social Disclosure

Social Disclosure

I’ve written hundreds of blogs since I first created this website, fifteen years ago. Before entering grad school and becoming a therapist, I spent twenty years in the food service industry. So, for my first year of blogging, I posted recipes. Food was what I […]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Life is continuous journey. The irony is that, more often than not, we haven’t the faintest idea where we are going…yet going we must. That is the process of growth, personal or otherwise. For example, today is the 100th day of rioting and protests in […]

To Grey or Not to Grey

To Grey or Not to Grey

Now, that is a question. There is no right or wrong way to grow old. You can sit on your butt or hit the gym daily, either way it is going to happen. What matters is our attitude. Whether we wish to acknowledge it or […]

Love in Action

Love in Action

I’m a big Mr. Rogers fan. His books are a staple in my waiting room. Three slim volumes of simple, heartfelt wisdom. His words are as relevant today, as when he first spoke them. In August, 1968, the country was still reeling from the assassination […]

Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting*

Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting*

*Gaslighting, if you don’t know the word, is defined as manipulation into doubting your own sanity; as in, Carl made Mary think she was crazy, even though she clearly caught him cheating. He gaslit her. Pretty soon, as the country begins to figure out how […]

Life on the Lam

Life on the Lam

Spring has sprung and I’m letting my son play outside. Which means I’m living a life of crime. To make matters worse, my child is not playing alone. Two other families are letting their kids out which makes us conspirators in a Class C Misdemeanor. […]