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With freedom comes anxiety, according to psychoanalyst Erich Fromm in his book, Escape from Freedom, (1941). He believed we don’t know what to do with freedom once we get it, and find new controls and structures to reduce our freedom....

We usually associate the word “rebel,” with defiance, but anyone who exhibits great independence in thought and behavior might be considered a rebel.  However, rebellion that breaks laws or causes harm to others or ourselves; stems from misunderstanding, rather than ho...

June 28, 2017

If you’re thinking of repairing a relationship with someone...........

please consider Randy Pausch’s timeless advice to his children from “The Last Lecture,” which he referred to as the”net” he hoped it would create for his family following his death to cancer.

“A good...

Change is a three pronged process because we are trying to change what we think, how we feel and what we do about our habits. It’s not always easy juggling all three. As thinking, feeling and doing beings, we must explore each one when implementing long-term change in...

June 26, 2017

To stop over thinking, or ruminating as it is also referred, we first have to understand why we do it.  Our brains favor a hardwired “negativity bias,” located in our amygdala that keeps our subconscious scanning our environments for any kind of perceived threat to our...

Our values serve as road signs to keep us from getting lost in life. Have you ever been driving when nothing around you looked familiar, but as it turns out, Siri did have you on the right route after all? 🙂

Here are a few ways we can recognize our own values in daily...

I strive to use mindfulness in all facets of my living and being.  For me, the most beautiful and valuable gift that mindfulness offers when practiced, is this permission to receive, and to let go, again and again, particularly of my self-criticism.  This helps me stay...

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