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Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Happiness
Pursuit of Happiness

I don’t know anyone that doesn’t want to live a satisfying, happy life. Even the very earliest roots of our nation set us on this path: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, […]

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 […]

My Storytelling Mind
storytelling mind

My mind gives me a running commentary on my life. All day long, and sometimes all night, it tells me a story about what I am experiencing. It’s like a sports announcer giving play by play on my entire life. I come home to dishes and mess all over the kitchen and my mind tells […]

Growth Skill: Mindsight

As I sit with clients, I often ask these questions: • What do you notice? • What thoughts are showing up? • Are you aware of any emotions you are feeling? • What sensations are you experiencing in your body? I’m asking them to pay attention to what is happening inside. Dr. Daniel Siegel calls this […]

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