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When Is It Wrong to Be Right?

You have a viewpoint based on your perception of the world at that time - your culture, personality, and experiences.  The advantage of having a group discussion or consultation is that the issue can be seen from more points of view than you have. Imagine you’re leading a meeting for a business or…


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Do You Want Your Relationship to Be Special All Year Long or Only on Holidays?

What Kind of Relationship Do You Want to Have With Your Sweetheart? How long do you think your mutual joyousness will last? A year? Five years? Has it already hit the doldrums? Are you a little bit worried? There's hope. Let me tell you about “entropy” -- the tendency of all things to stagnate or…


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Can You Feel Vulnerable and Valuable Simultaneously?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LOVABLE? What does it mean to you? Kittens are lovable. Babies are lovable, too, because they just are who they are. No one has to wonder if a baby's hiding how they really feel. Can you keep your sense of who you are so you know how valuable you are? In that case, you can…


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How Do You Love?

“HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS…” -Sonnets from the Portuguese 43 The title comes from the first line of a love poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She goes on to explain, most beautifully-- "How Do You Love Somebody So They Know They Are Being Loved?" For you, is love something you…


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Guiding Your Children Toward Living Happy and Successful Lives

Perceptions of Your Children Guide Both Your Behavior (and Theirs!) If you have your own children or care for children, what do you want to keep doing to guide them? What do you want to change? When you look at them, what do you see? What gift can you discover and celebrate in each of them? "You…


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Is Your Life as Organized as Your Closet?

COULD YOUR CLOSET ORGANIZATION BE A METAPHOR FOR YOUR LIFE?  When you organize yourself, what should you keep, throw away, or celebrate? Who you are is all around you. Some people think it can even be read in your palm or the soles of your feet. Similarly, you attract, choose, and reject everything…