That's the funny thing about feelings. We think if we push them down hard enough, they'll disappear. Dr. Charles/ChicagoMed NBC's Chicago Med is a different brand of hospital drama. Along with medication, lots of wisdom is dispensed, usually in the voice of psychiatrist Dr. Charles, an expert . . .
If you're grieving a loss, the information I'm sharing below can help. But before I explain, I wanted to remind you: Until Sunday at 11:59pm all my pre-recorded downloadable audios are at a special launch celebration price: $4.99 if you use the coupon code LAUNCH. She was the person to whom I . . .
A year after my mother died a therapist thought I'd been grieving too long. So she prescribed me an antidepressant. Mindlessly, I filled the prescription and took the pills. When I had significant side effects after the first month, she prescribed me a different one. Seriously? I thought. Why am I . . .
Sometimes, I look at the moon, the beautiful moon, and wonder how we got here. Oh, I don't mean the human race. I mean our civilization, our people. How did we get to such a hateful place? What have we become? And how did it happen? Save . . .
Later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere ~Warsan Shire . . .
Not too long ago I posted something that said Eventually you'll end up where you need to be, with whom you're meant to be with and doing what you should be doing. One of my friends weighed in with "But how long does it take!?" And my response was simple: "It takes as long as it takes." Thing . . .
Save I started to write this night a friend just a few years older than I came over to tell us his cancer had recurred and he would be trying a new treatment that isn't as debilitating as chemotherapy. As he stroked Riley, he mentioned that the and his wife had discussed her impending retirement . . .
Lovingkindness meditation as described by Jack Kornfield is such a beautiful thing to do, especially (but not only) when we're working on forgiveness. It's so darn simple, but it does so much for us. So let me tell you about it. As if you were going to meditate, get comfortable in a quiet . . .
Save It's dark outside and I'm sitting alone deep in thought and I think I've discovered the key to understanding life. It occurs to me that we come into this life alone (unless we're multiples) and we leave alone. Birth and death, they're solitary things. We each have our individual experiences . . .
Compassion: the wish to see others free from suffering. Say what you will about politics. The thing that has me completely flummoxed is how many Americans are completely compassionless. How can this be true? I ask myself. But the support for pulling back on our most compassionate social . . .