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The Keys to Success: Resilience, Optimism, Meaning & Purpose
The difference between those who “succeed” in life and those who do not very often lies in the level of…
On Realizing I Was a Helicopter Parent, Too!!
Ok, soooo.. I got called out when I posted some pictures of my daughter learning to ride a bicycle. My…
The Importance of Dreaming Big and Believing in Others
One of the most important things we can do for others is to keep dreaming big ourselves. This may sound…
Mindfulness is NOT a Self-Improvement Project
It took me 10 years of Buddhist practice and study to learn this lesson. It took me pursuing a Master’s…
How to Win Your 2019 With Ease
Anyone who knows me well knows that I love goals! I love setting goals, I love envisioning the future, dreaming…
I was going to write something beautiful and elaborate about how we can trap ourselves and create a self-limiting reality…
The Lost Art of Boredom
The best thing my mom ever did was ground me from church. Wait, that’s not true. The best thing my…
Uncovering our Client’s History of Sanity
The first open-air cremation I ever attended was of a psychiatrist and Buddhist teacher Ed Podvoll, or Llama Mingyur. It…
Thank God it’s Monday!!
Thank God it’s Monday!! If you are not saying “Thank God It’s Monday!” on your way to work each Monday,…
Here’s Why Your Treatment Outcomes Suck (In Four Simple Words)..
In 2005 I stepped out of residential treatment work because I was shocked. I was as a freshly minted grad…
Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and….. MONEY.
There’s a whole lot that does happen in treatment. And there’s a whole lot more that doesn’t. And maybe…
A Smile In Hell
I grew up reading Dante’s Inferno. My mom was a high school English teacher and tutored students at our home,…
The Subject Tonight Is Hope
The subject tonight is Hope And for tomorrow night as well, As a matter of fact I know of…
Learning to Suffer Better
I was a competitive kid growing up. So when I got to the meditation cushion I was going for gold.…
There Are No Detours.
I was leading a group a couple years back at a residential treatment center. It was a mindfulness group and…