Clean Slate

Happy New Year!  On this second day of the year, as we embrace what feels like the ultimate clean slate, remind me again what your resolutions were for this past year? Perhaps you wrote them down somewhere?  Maybe they’re taped to your…

Life Stacking

Perhaps you’ve seen those incredible rock formations that seem unbelievably balanced in the most peculiar and beautiful stacks and shapes? As you stare upon them it seems a gentle wind could topple them, but yet they remain. I began to wonder…

Where's the Proof?

What has been brought to my attention lately is how accepting most of us are regarding self-help books and media.  It seems that so often we tend to trust in the marketing, but yet we very rarely know or look into, the validity of the claims.  I…

A Million and One

I have spent the last few days working on my final paper for my Counseling Theories course, and I’ve likely got a couple more to go.  The paper asks me to consider the past eleven major psychological theories that we have been focusing on,…

A Unique View

I recently had a medical appointment with my renowned retina specialist whose focus is rare retinal diseases.  I knew I had a few changes in my vision, but, as my tests started to reveal some significant degeneration, I began to realize the…