Misunderstood

Misunderstood

Making Sense of Me Several years ago I hired someone who took all my old family home movies (VHS) and converted them to a digital format. My kids have long since flown the nest, both of them successful, loving humans. Converting the videos was about minimizing “stuff”...
Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Distracted or Focused How is your ability to focus these days? You know, the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task? According to Cal Newport in his book “Deep Work: Rules for focused success in a distracted world”, our...
People who criticize you will give you your best work

People who criticize you will give you your best work

“People who criticize you will give you your best work…” Byron Katie. When I am not loving myself, criticizing me, judging me, hating me and waging war on self for all of the ways I don’t measure up I react to other people’s words as...

For Cancer Survivors and those that love them…

I was told by my surgeon that I had a “very aggressive” tumour and because of that he suspected my prognosis would not be good.  All I heard next was blah, blah, blah “lymph nodes” blah, blah, blah. I reacted from there. I made a silent...

Great Books on Relationship

Getting The Love You Want (A Guide for Couples)  by Harville Hendrix How Can I Forgive You? by Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D. The Seven Levels of Intimacy  by Matthew Kelly I absolutely love this book. I actively refer to it for my own reference and for clients. It is...

Afraid no more…

I’m re-reading a book on relationships that I absolutely adore and recommend frequently, “The Seven Levels of Intimacy”. I came across a section I had highlighted many years ago, “The ability to admit that you need help, that you are afraid, or...