The Nature of Suffering

The Nature of Suffering

Discovering the Self I think one of the really beautiful things about therapy is that the process can be a deeply spiritual journey of discovering the self and pondering questions such as “Who am I?” and “what does it mean to have life as a...
Alchemy and Sovereignty

Alchemy and Sovereignty

Personal Sovereignty The definition of sovereignty is as follows: a supreme power or authority.  A self-governing state. So what does this mean for an individual when we’re talking about personal sovereignty on a psychological level?  It means that the person is...
Corralling our Thoughts

Corralling our Thoughts

You are not your Thoughts One of the things I say often is that “You are not your thoughts.  Not everything you think is true. Not everything you think is useful.”  Just because you think something doesn’t mean you have to listen to it.  Likewise,...
The Universe Is Conspiring With You

The Universe Is Conspiring With You

A Surprise Challenge The other day I had a surprise challenge. I was going about my day, getting ready for a weekend trip by packing and cleaning the house.  I was also juggling work tasks and getting ready for online client meetings later in the day.  I heard trucks...