How Facing Off With Our Past Can Help Our Present

5 minute read When I was a kid, I called my dad "The Man Who Never Smiled." As you can imagine, this nickname thrilled him. I wish I could say it was one of those moments in childhood when fading memories and blurred dreams merge into one, and you're not sure what's real. But I … Continue reading How Facing Off With Our Past Can Help Our Present

The Importance of Being a Perspective Detective

3 minute read It’s anger. It’s sadness. It’s confusion and frustration. When our thoughts and beliefs are questioned or receive any push back, we tighten up, rev up, gear up for the fight. We become uptight and ready to pounce. We will prove them wrong once and for all. We will plow through everything to … Continue reading The Importance of Being a Perspective Detective

A Counterintuitive Approach to Ease A Burning Heart

7 minute read   "You marry your unfinished business," she said with a nonchalant shrug. She delivered this news with such a matter-of-fact-ness that the only natural response was to jump up and call her out on her bullshit. But since this was probably not the best way to kick-off our third couples therapy session, … Continue reading A Counterintuitive Approach to Ease A Burning Heart