Do you find yourself worrying, being negative or feeling anxious when things are basically okay? I’m reminded of a quote by Mark Twain, “I’ve had a lot of worries in … Read more
What does it mean to reflect about your life? Your life choices? Your relationships? Your behaviors? Reflection is the ability to focus on one’s strengths and weaknesses. It’s about taking … Read more
I’d like to tell you a story about a woman I worked with whom I’ll call Ellen. When Ellen was 45 years old her father died of traumatic injuries suffered … Read more
A clip from my talk on resilience, healthy relationships, and transformation in Boston, Massachusetts.
Rachel, an administrative assistant with a vibrant personality never fails to light up a room and bring a sense of joy to her coworkers. That is, until January hits. Something … Read more
What steps can we take to give up a grudge and forgive someone who has hurt, disappointed, or betrayed us? The following strategy model for learning forgiveness is derived from … Read more
A glimpse into a recent talk on resilience, healthy relationships and transformation. To view a brief introduction click on the image below.
Years ago, I directed the Stress Management Department at the Pain Unit of Boston’s Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. My first mind-blowing exposure to addiction came when a diabetic patient communicated her … Read more
Do you sometimes wish you could adjust your negative way of looking at life to a more positive perspective? Consider it, because the ratio of your positive thoughts to negative … Read more
Syracuse’s sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, celebrated it’s “Week of Purpose” with an opening talk about leadership, empowerment and resilience. Women from the entire campus were encouraged to attend and many … Read more