Let It Be: Lessons from the Solar Eclipse

Let It Be: Lessons from the Solar Eclipse

Let it be! This is the message being shouted at me as I reflect on my experience with “The Great American Eclipse” on April 8, 2024.  I first heard about the eclipse at some point during the fall of 2023. Having witnessed totality back in 2017 I was eager...
Feeling Blue But Don’t Know Why?

Feeling Blue But Don’t Know Why?

Have you ever been going about your business, putting away groceries or brushing your teeth or something, and found yourself suddenly crying? Or lying in bed at night struggling to fall asleep because you’re experiencing overwhelming anxiety? Have you found...
New Year’s Realizations

New Year’s Realizations

Is it me or have the last few years been exceptionally challenging? Does it seem to you like reality feels more and more trite with each passing year? Maybe this sense is a symptom of middle age? In any case, I find myself having a harder time getting on board with...
How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

How to Get the Most Out of Therapy

Are you a self saboteur? Of course you are. We all are in one way or another. What this means is that you subconsciously sabotage your success. I see this all the time in therapy. People make the effort to find and sign on with a therapist but then derail their...
Coping With a World Gone Mad

Coping With a World Gone Mad

Dishes are piled up in the sink. Clothes are spilling over the edges of hampers. White fluffs of dog fur cover the floor. Emails are unwritten. Texts have been ignored. Deadlines remain unmet. This is my life right now. Like many, I’m saddened by the state of...