Are we really that different?
A patient once told me that he doesn’t believe in a higher power. Although I respected his view, I asked him 2 simple questions for which he remained speechless. Do you remember how you felt when you held your son for the first time? Was he and is he still an act of complete randomness? […]
Who’s on your shit list?
When I was a kid, this was not the place you wanted to be. If your parents or teachers put you there, the road ahead was sure to be difficult. In the spirit of changing perspective, I’m proposing a new meaning to the old “shit list”. One day I was sitting on the hopper contemplating […]
A true American Hero
One thing that I’ve learned over these past few decades is to expect the unexpected. Sometimes people come into your life for the sole purpose of reminding you of just how beautiful life can be, especially with you in it. A few weeks ago this amazing gentlemen came into my clinic for help. His name […]
This marriage thing is hard!
So why did you get married? Well the answer is actually quite simple. At the core of it, you thought that being married would make you feel a certain way. Of course that feeling is different for each person but the reason is the same. You simply thought that being with your spouse would provide […]
Live in the now
Live in the now? Get serious will ya? I’ve got bills to pay, college tuition looming, retirement around the corner, health issues, aging parents, etc… I need to plan for the future with a fury. After all, the TV tells me so. No one would likely argue with you either. The future is important and […]
Could it be time for a Mentor?
Do you ever get the feeling that your feet are stuck in the mud and that your dreams have yet to materialize? If so rest assured, you’re not alone although this realization should provide you with no solace. Your life is the one that you’ve built and what others have done with theirs has no […]
Words of Wisdom
A few months ago, I had the pleasure of sharing some words of wisdom with a young professional soccer player. She had been struggling to find her identity and reached out for some help. We talked extensively about her values and her purpose in this world. I am pleased to say that she has finally […]