Thanksgiving for Friends

Thanksgiving for Friends

Octavia Butler Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over. Take time to extend thanksgiving . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving for Friends

Trauma to Recovery: Happiness, Reslience and Recovery

Trauma to Recovery:

How can you move from trauma to recovery?

I was listening to NPR today while driving back home and heard a wonderful Ted talk about resilience, recovery, and lifetime baselines.

Happiness, resilience, and recovery are built into our genetic code. In utero, everyone of us are imprinted with an enormous capacity to . . . → Read More: Trauma to Recovery: Coping with Happiness, Resilience, and Faith

How Does One Break the Cycle of Stress in Ten Easy Steps?

Stress Busters

Stress busters can certainly come in handy when one is feeling like crawling up the wall.

Yesterday, I was working on overload, which I seem to be doing a lot of these days. To make a long story short, the printer broke down, I couldn’t get business cards printed out, and I . . . → Read More: Ten Easy Stress Busters

The Gift Of Empathy: Helping A Depressed Friend

 

Helping A Depressed Friend

Most of us know someone who is depressed from time to time. The question is, how do we help a depressed friend?

Despair has been my friend more than once, especially in my teen years. Raised in an alcoholic home, shame, hopelessness, and utter depression were my daily companions. Nothing . . . → Read More: The Gift Of Empathy: Helping A Depressed Friend