HOW TO MOVE BEYOND A PAINFUL EXPERIENCE

(Estimated reading time 3 minutes) At one time or another, most of us experience pain as a result of interactions with other people – sometimes that pain is focused on a particular experience. Those weighty incidents, the swirl of words, can continue to have power over us many years later as if we’re somehow stuck […]

3 AM QUICKSAND

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) The 3 am, not-quite-conscious,┬ástrain-induced, muddle of thought and emotion is perfectly blended into a lethal , shut-you-down kind of cocktail that is hard to navigate. These are quicksand-thoughts that leave you tossing and turning in the half waking until you finally give up on sleep. I’ve heard a couple of […]

THOUGHTS ABOUT GETTING UNSTUCK

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) Many years ago I was going on a trip with some friends to a remote mountainous area. Our car was as full as it could be with food, bedding, clothes, a guitar and anything else we thought we might need for a relaxing weekend at the cabin. As we got […]