One of life’s greatest pursuits is that of security. We imagine that we’ll feel secure if we have enough money, possessions, education, love, friends, praise or enough fame. With this as our focus we then set about to protect ourselves from feelings of insecurity by making sure we have enough of whatever we imagine will keep those feelings at … [Read more...]

Fatigue from the news blues


Every day we’re inundated with news from around the world, much of it alarming and frightening. So many commercials and newscasts portray images of tragic events and seemingly hopeless situations. How many times have you said (or heard someone else say) “I can’t watch this.” Often we feel so helpless and powerless in the face of AIDS in … [Read more...]

I believe!

In the months leading up to the 2010 Olympic Games we’ve been inspired by the theme of “I Believe”. As I listened to the lyrics to the Olympic theme song, I began to think of their relevance for those of us whose goal was not the podium, but who faced some of life’s more pedestrian challenges. How to heal a difficult relationship? How to balance … [Read more...]