“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl The contempt we have for those with other political opinions grieves me. We aren’t each other’s enemy. If we are to develop strong, innovative solutions then
Mark Twain said “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Purpose. It can pull us forward and give meaning to our lives. It can energize and motivate us. It is bigger than we are. We can also feel self-doubt and
Do you procrastinate? My client Emily (not her real name) puts off financial tasks as a way to manage her anxiety over money. Josh puts things off because he is too tired from work to even think of starting something else. And Adrion is an artist who dislikes tedious, detailed work. She avoids it. And
In the wonderful (and sadly defunct) column Since You Asked by Cary Tennis, a reader asked how she could become happy again. She said she was sad and depressed, for a large number of small reasons. Cary answered that becoming happy was similar. We become happy for a large number of small reasons. The trick is to
I’ve been sad these last few weeks, for a happy reason. My beautiful, gifted daughter has graduated high school. I wanted her for years before she was born, worked through years of fertility treatments, and have been so happy and grateful (most days) to be the mother of a child – this specific, wonderful child.