Finding Peace in An Angry World

“It snowed and snowed, the whole world over, Snow swept the world from end to end. A candle burned on the table; A candle burned.”  Boris Pasternak. The ISIS attack in France took me back to the 9/11 attack. Not snow, but smoke, ash, bodies, buildings falling, lives suddenly taken. To fight the horror, candles were …

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A FEELING MANAGEMENT GAME PLAN – SESSION NINETEEN

A feeling always urges acting. When you stop, think, and agree with the feeling that something  needs to be done, you need a  game plan. Here’s one. Even this primitive game plan has merit.  How? Four ways. It is goal driven. Moving rocks is hard work; hard work reduces energy; the energy of  mad, bad, …

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STAYING STRONG

For those of you perusing the help wanted adds.  Think out side of your box–it is a hard world out there right now.  Helps to remember a job is just a job, not the only road to happiness.  Being able to pay the rent, however, usually helps pave the way to the good life.  Being …

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CAN YOU DEFINE INDULGE? I GOT IT WRONG.

TOPIC # 60   INDULGE is defined as “Become involved in (an activity, typically one that is undesirable or disapproved of): “indulge in gossip”. I always defined indulge as savoring a special treat.  How wrong I was.  I really love the above  definition of indulge that  (or should that be which) popped up when I …

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