Addiction Can Be a Good Thing?

You can only give what you allow yourself to receive. Lawlis Most of us, when, we hear the word “addiction” understandably have our thoughts turn to dangerous and self-destructive behaviors.  But Dr. William Glasser, the creator of Reality Therapy, suggests a...

WHAT SEEDS ARE YOU PLANTING?

What you leave behind is not what is engraved in monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. Pericles                   Does your cell phone ever get clogged with messages...

The Sweet Sound of Silence

In my book about relationships, Dump the Neanderthal and Choose your Prime Mate, a salient point was made about the nature and dynamics of communication: “The outcome of the vast majority of communications is predictable”   In his landmark book, How to Win...

BRAKES & GAS PEDALS

In the past, we have often written about the limitations of so called “binary thinking.” Such thought asks us to judge almost anything in one of two ways.  Right vs. wrong; truth vs lies; good vs. bad, etc.  We’ve previously stated that such a simple way of...

WHO IS DOING THE WORK?

“I hated the distance between us .It left me unbalanced – like parts of myself were fading. As a trainer and supervisor of therapists, I see that new practitioners are often faced with a perplexing dilemma. In their zeal to be successful and helpful to...

TWO LIVES

People who view their world at 50 the same as they did at 20, have wasted 30 years of their lives. Muhammed Ali Two Lives?In 1986, the movie The Natural was made, based upon a novel written by Bernard Malamud in 1952. The film was highly successful, based upon its...