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The Wake Up Call
The Enneagram Wake Up Call

I spent the weekend on a retreat learning about the Enneagram, an ancient way of typing personality. I’ve found the Enneagram helpful in my own growth and often in the growth of my clients. Michael Naylor led our time this weekend. Michael is a wealth of information on the Enneagram and how it applies to […]

Vision For A Future You
a vision for you

I like ideas. I like concepts. I like to read and digest information. Information is a good thing. But when it comes to change, information alone is not enough. We often have the information we need to change. In our current culture we may even have too much information. Smokers rarely need more information about […]

Mr. or Mrs. Fix It

We don’t like to struggle. At least I don’t know anyone that does. We are wired to resolve struggles. We see a problem and we want to find a way to solve it. Many times this is helpful and a needed response. It’s part of why we continue to grow individually and in the world […]

Flipping My Lid

Here’s a scene from my life: I’m on my way home after a long day. I’m tired. I’m hungry. My mind is full after a day of work. I walk in the door of my home. The house is a mess. There’s no dinner plan. The kids need help with homework. There’s laundry or other […]

Mindsight: For Healthy Brains

Daniel Siegel’s Brainstorm, describes practical tools for how to develop “mindsight.” Mindsight is the “the ability to truly ‘see’ or know the mind.” Mindsight is the skill of understanding our internal world and insight into others as well. Siegel suggests that we can grow in our ability to really understand what is happening inside our […]

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