Don’t Worry, Get Happy!

Kermit the Frog says, “It’s not easy being green. Well today, it’s not easy staying positive and happy. There is an atmosphere of uncertainty which has a core of deception and dishonesty that fills your lungs with toxic fear-unless you are in denial. I don’t know if you have noticed but even going the speed…

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The Change Table

Come to the Change Table In the time it takes to read this column, approximately four billion five hundred million cells have died and been replaced in your body. Metathesiophobia is a phobia for fear of change. We are afflicted by it. We may have difficulty pronouncing the word, but we have more difficulty, even…

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Just One Person

Just One Person Earnest Holmes once said, “Find me one person who can get his own littleness out of the way and he shall reveal to me the immeasurable magnitude of the Universe in which I live.” This is the challenge of our lives today, to step aside out of our own littleness and step…

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This or That

This or That Life is seldom this or that. It’s really all of it. In twenty-five years of counseling, I have never met an all bad person, nor have I ever met an all good one.  One person’s story or perspective is never all right and the other person’s is never all wrong.  The bad…

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Real or Just Another Fear?

Jealousy is a normal, human feeling of resentment for a person, or an activity, that one perceives is a rival. People who “don’t have a jealous bone in their body” are either unconscious, incapable of feeling fully connected to the person they love, or have emotionally already left the relationship and their partner. Even the…

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Boo

When we are little there are lots of things that scare us. The possibility that Mom or Dad might leave scares us. Things that could be hiding under the bed or in the closet scare us. The frightening faces of Halloween scare us. When we are bigger, and are grown up, other things scare us….

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