The Art and Healing of Angry Letters

I guess when your best friend is a therapist, one of your favorite clients is a psychologist, and several of your other loved ones and best friends have gone through a lot of crap (and therefore therapy), you pick up on some things to help with healing. Sometimes these are things you can do to…

The Pursuit of Peace

I’ve always lived a life of adventure and chaos. No matter how hard I may try to have things orderly, things just come, one after the other, throwing me off. Deaths of friends and family members, loss of community, job losses, housing issues, people seeking to harm me…one after the after they’ve piled up the…

When She Knows Better Than You (or How to Deal with Unwanted Feedback)

If you’re alive, you’ve received unwanted advice or unsolicited criticism. Your career choice, your spending habits, who you took to dinner with your parents last week—any of these topics might be a prime target for unauthorized feedback in your life. I’ve recently received quite a bit of this unwanted stuff in my own life, and…

Week #8 Goal: Incorporate Regular Stretching

Maybe I’m a freak, but I hate stretching.  I mean, hate it to the point that I occasionally have skipped work-outs because I didn’t want to do my stretches post work-out.  Kinda sad, I know.  I mean, I love the way I feel after stretching.  That “hurts so good” kinda thing from getting that tension…