On December 19, I went to the funeral of a neighbor. He was a 51-year-old man who was a handsome and vital person with a bright compassionate and beautiful wife and an adorable 10-year-old boy named Alex. Understandably, his wife and sister were in agony. I know a bit about that agony, having lost both […]
Voices in the Family Special on Happiness, Sunday 11/19
I recently taped one of my specials on Happiness. In my humble opinion, it was a great show with some really smart guests. It will be aired this Sunday night November 19 at 8 PM. I know, I know the Eagles game is on that night. But you could tape the game! Enjoy! If you really […]
The inner critic
Each of us knows that negative inner voice – the one that tells us we can’t do something new, we can’t get that promotion at work-that we’re just not good enough. So who is this inner critic, how did it get there, and how do we confront it?
Post-traumatic growth is real: Facing your own suffering helps you pursue wholeness
[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ast year I had a consultation was a woman who had recently been diagnosed with MS. She had spent much of her life teaching young children but when she was diagnosed, she felt great anxiety and shame about her physical changes. She was advised by her doctors not to tell anyone has she might get […]