Please bear with me. It’s Friday and I need to let off a little steam. Mental health is about finding your safe place and that is what this site is. A safe place for you, and for me. Blessed are the faithful, who delight in Google’s Terms of Service, and who meditate on those … More A Psalm for the Children: “Mom and Dad, Please Fix the WiFi”
Does the mental health system have it wrong? Mental health experiences, like depression and anxiety, are common for most people. In reality, it is rare if a person has not experienced some depression and anxiety. Feeling sad is normal. And so is feeling anxious. Is it healthy to feel sad or to feel anxious? “By … More When is Unhappiness a Good Thing?
Man, what a tough question : “What I wish I had known before I had kids (that I know now)…” (click link for first post in this series) • • • Before I had kids, wow. I can’t remember what it was like. I wish I could tell my kids something profound like follow your heart … More What I Wish I had Known Before I had Kids (That I Know Now)…
I sat down at my laptop and it seemed like minutes went by. And then it hit me: “Where did the time go?” I checked Facebook, made coffee, fixed some older blog posts, drank my coffee and ate a couple of mini doughnuts, and I thought a lot about how I don’t have anything original … More Donuts are More Fun the Older You Get: Random Thoughts on Aging and the Mind
“I wish I had known that my children’s behavior was a language—that their actions and words were telling me something about what they were feeling or thinking. I wish I’d remembered that they did not get up in the morning plotting to do things to frustrate me. I wish I’d known that meltdowns and explosions … More What I Wish I had Known Before I had Kids (That I Know Now)…
Four things you need to know about your inner Critic ___________ So you are a driven man? Well, honestly I’m surprised that you took time to read this. Most of us, the driven type, don’t have time to read articles that bring attention to who we are or what we do. There I said it… … More I Am a Driven Man, And It’s Killing Me
What do you think, about how you think? How do you acknowledge but then ‘ignore’ unhelpful thoughts? I’d love to hear from you in the comments section. Keep it Real
What do you think? I find it’s easy to get hooked thinking about and stressing over the things I have little control over. I can’t change my moods, I cannot erase my fears or make things easier. But I focus much of my energy on these things. I am working right now on settling intentions. … More I’m Hooked, and Sometimes I like It!