Why We Continue to Make the Same Mistakes

When you look at your life as I do mine,  you will undoubtedly notice mistakes. Often these mistakes resemble one another. As human beings we have a tendency to make the same mistakes over and over again. There are some very good reasons why we repeat our mistakes. Below are a few of them. #1-Bad … Read more

You are Responsible for Your Own Well-Being

You are Responsible for Yourself! It may be a difficult truth but it is a cornerstone of well-being…you are responsible for yourself.  As therapists, we are too often charged with helping others improve their self esteem or self concept.  The truth is that feeling good about one’s self takes time to cultivate. Some people view … Read more

Stop Apologizing.

When Should We Apologize? Don’t let the title mislead you…I know that apologies are vital to the fabric of civil and polite society. I whole hardheartedly agree that people should apologize when they are taking responsibility for themselves including: their actions; their words; their mistakes; their misguided hurtful behavior; or the actions of an organization … Read more

Fault vs. Responsibility

The Incredible Hulk When I was a kid, I used to like to watch The Incredible Hulk TV series. The character Bruce Banner would turn into the green monster when he was angry. His famous line was “Don’t make me angry… you won’t like me when I am angry.”  When I look back on that … Read more