How to Get Your Life Together

Okay so I don’t know definitively how to get my life together. But I’ve been working on it. As a therapist, I have come to accept that in life there are themes and in some cases perpetual issues that show up. Those issues persist until we address them and cultivate a new way forward. I’m … Read more

On Change and Moving “Forward Toward Growth”

What Do We Need in Order to Grow? Abraham Maslow was a psychologist who was well known for positing the “hierarchy of needs.”  He stated that as our basic needs are met, we are able to go on to meet other needs. The baseline need being physiological; then safety, love and belonging, esteem and self-actualization. … Read more

Cultivating Self Discipline

What Does it Mean to Be Self Disciplined? There is probably a thin line between being self disciplined and being inflexible. If that is the case, I’d like to get close to that thin line. I define self discipline as: The ability to set limits on what is not productive or not adding value to … Read more