They Have Names

Stop The Hate Orlando Stonewall Inn 2016   Edward Sotomayor Jr., 34 years old Edward Sotomayor was a caring, energetic man known for wearing a silly top hat on cruises, said David Sotomayor, who identified himself as the victim’s cousin. David Sotomayor, who lives in Chicago, told The Associated Press Sunday that Edward worked for a company that held gay cruises and often traveled to promote the company’s events.…Details

What Is Tired?

threedonia.comIt’s the end of the day or the end of the week and you’re exhausted. You can hear the echoes of every conversation, request, meeting, order, and question that connected with you like music turned up just a little too loud.…Details

Keep the Mind Busy

Monkey-mind321So many of my clients come to me stuck with this conundrum: All the sages, gurus, and elders tell them they should meditate to clear and quiet their mind. This will allow them to center, receive wisdom, and come into harmony with themselves and the world around them.…Details

The Alchemy In Doing

PainterOne of the hardest things to do is remember what you thought something was going to be like after you’ve experienced it.  It’s like the brain goes back and writes over that section, putting the memories of the experience over our expectations of what the experience would be.…Details

That One Thing

teenage-bedroom-05People aren’t often truthful about what they want. Not that they are trying to mislead us for nefarious purposes, but usually they are either uncomfortable claiming the truth or they aren’t even sure what it is. Some people know what they want, but it to have it would require they make transformative changes in their lives, the kind that you can’t take back, that can hurt others, that change how they would see themselves and the world.…Details

Working From A Full Cup

Heart out with spoonWe’re taught to get the work done first and then we can do what will make us happy.  You know, “Do your homework or you don’t get to go out and play.” It’s practical, it builds a good work ethic, it’s a virtue to be able to work hard and achieve, blah-blah-blah. …Details

Don’t Just Thank Them

I’m a sucker for the videos of soldiers surprising their kids as a welcome home and ads where people tell our military “thanks for your service” but that’s all well and good. But out of sight, out of mind and once I or they have walked past, once the holiday is over, they still deal with the effects of all that service and I’m elsewhere.…Details

And Then The Healing Begins

Healing StoneNaturally our primary focus in healing is to stop the bleeding. We need to find the cause for the self-defeating behavior, the inability to let things go even decades later, the damaging relationship patterns that inform every connection we try to make, the depression, self-sabotage, addictions, driven to the point of destruction issues that make our lives survivable but hardly livable. …Details