HOW TO BE LUCKIER IN LOVE

TOPIC 67. DISTORTION  How is your love life?  Finding the right mate, staying connected forever to that mate remains one of life’s more difficult journeys. I know deep in my heart that had we money or no children Cranky Old Man and I would probably not be together today. Had we split he would have …

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DAILY POST CHALLENGE

TO BLOG OR NOT TO BLOG?  Do you read blogs?  Do you blog?  Do you have a favorite post or poster?  The Daily Post Challenge  asked you to repost a favorite blog post and comment on it.  Well, I blog and I have lots of favorite posts.  Currently at the top of my list of …

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Therapy Thoughts

JUST DO IT DOESN’T WORK ALL OF THE TIME My students and many others know I have ranted for years that “Just Do It” is a mixed bag slogan.  Our lives are improved when we “Just Do”  something within our ability, but leads to self or other blame when forces beyond our control rule.  This …

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From the Downhill Slope

REFLECTIONS: RADICAL ACCEPTANCE David’s crisis has brought me to thinking about acceptance.   When someone is on the Downhill Slope and realizes it that is a  Life Blow.  Such blows are also part of caring for when a loved one is crucially ill.  Here is something I wrote to help deal  with Life Blows.  I was mainly …

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