Resilience

A Statement

I’ve started this over and over again multiple times. I know what I want to say, but I also know that I run the risk of getting it wrong.

I’m a white, Jewish woman and while I love, respect, appreciate, and value people of all races, creeds, origins, and cultures, I know that I can never fully understand what people of color have experienced on a daily basis.

What I can do is say it out loud. I see you. I support you. I stand with you.

And I can state this as clearly and plainly as possible…

Black lives matter.

Reflection and the Sacred Pause

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

Changing the Voice of Addiction

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