Contemplations on Chronic and Other “C” Words

Contemplations on Chronic and Other “C” Words

    Chronic:   A condition that last for a long time or that is constantly recurring I had never given much thought to the meaning of the word "chronic condition" until three years ago when I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder of the chronic variety....

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

I remember proposing to my graduate school advisor that I write my thesis on: The mechanisms of how people change. He looked at me and asked, “How long do you want to be here. You could research that forever.” I chose another topic. Recently, I ran across Carol. S....

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Reclaiming Your Life Through Forgiveness

Reclaiming Your Life Through Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a word which can evoke conflicting thoughts and feeling. Images of turning the other cheek can arise in ways that keep you stuck in hurtful or even abusive situations. This can reinforce your experience of powerlessness and victimization. In light of...

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Discover Your Life Passion

Discover Your Life Passion

Follow the Bread Crumbs Discover Your Life Passion Several years ago, I was flying across country to see family. My seatmate was a young woman who was studying a musical score. We struck up a conversation and she told me that she was flying to New York City to accept...

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