Tag Archives: Personal Growth

Do We Rush to Judgment?

Friday morning the news was filled with stories about Lance Armstrong deciding not to pursue his legal battles with regard to doping allegations. It is interesting to me that many assume his withdrawal from the fray is evidence of guilt. First, let me say, I don’t have a strong opinion one way or another about […]

Mimimalization: Accepting the Unacceptable

 Jane was married for twenty five years. Her husband filed for divorce and Jane struggled to understand what happened. “Disappointed,” was Jane’s response when I queried as to how she felt. Over and over she spoke of her disappointment.  Jane was diagnosed with depression during the marriage. She shut down emotionally. She was not accessible […]

Your Year in Review 2011: Without Resolutions!

As we herald in the New Year, many begin thinking about making resolutions. However, before you burden yourself with a lengthy list of overwhelming goals for 2012, consider this: Resolutions are just self deprecation with spin. They are born of our relentless focus on our deficits. The worse we feel about ourselves the more resolutions […]

How Is Your Life Now?

The Holiday Season is often a time to reflect and reminisce on our past. Much of that experience can be joyful and fun as we sit with family and friends telling stories of days gone by.  However, sometimes the walk down memory lane turns into a dark, treacherous path and we find ourselves lost in […]