Love Without Conditions

If a political divide causes you to question whether or not you can be friends with or love another person, then I question whether or not there was ever any…

Hostile, Critical People, Oh My!

Maybe I am wrong, but it seems that the Coronavirus Pandemic has brought out the worst in some people.  Tolerance appears to be at an all-time low. If you post…

Letting go of the past

Letting go of the past is one of the most loving things you can do for yourself.  When we hold on to past mistakes or hurts, we keep ourselves stuck…

Drive-Thru Coaching

Last week, I placed a drink order at a fast food restaurant drive-through.  When I got up to the window to pay for my order, a woman in her late…

Where Are You On The Ladder of Selves?

The “ladder of selves” was a concept of Brithish philosopher, Colin Wilson.  The ladder is an excellent metaphor for how our mood effects our relationships with others. The “ladder” is…

Tragedy Does Not Define Us

I sat down at my computer this afternoon to write an article for my Blog. I knew this date was approaching, but it didn’t fully hit me, until I looked…

A Story About Trusting Yourself

Do you have a desire to make a change in your life or follow a dream, but for whatever reason, you feel obliged to stay on your current path?  If…

When Helping is Harmful

I believe we are all here to help each other.  Helping others is admirable, but there is a tipping point.  If we help too much, we can do more harm…

Tuning Out

Have you ever been subjected to terrible music playing over a business sound system?  If so, you know that you are unable to control the music. How can you tune…

Ten Attributes of a Great Leader

Too often people in leadership roles are arrogant, self-centered, uncaring, narrow-minded and distant.  True, they may be able to get tasks accomplished by their reluctant employees or have total control…