It Was a Dark and Gloomy Night

It Was a Dark and Gloomy Night

It seems the world has been full of bad news these days and I see this when my clients come into my office.  Everyone is depressed, sullen, and cranky; myself included. We’re beating ourselves up daily when we read the paper, watch the news, or walk down the street...
A Stocking “Stuffer” That Can Wait

A Stocking “Stuffer” That Can Wait

Another holiday faux pas—using family time to tell an aging parent that maybe they ought to give up their car keys. Want a real downer? Start talking to a senior about driving and maybe even getting rid of their car. Here’s a stocking stuffer—just hide their keys and...

Why Accept Crumbs

How often in our lives do we have the same conversation over and over with ourselves; I wish I had said this, or I should have done or would have done that?  We repeat this to ourselves or to our patient spouses who have heard this same old story over and over. We...

Then, There is YouTube

I’m sitting here watching the television coverage of a hurricane that’s about to sneak up on my back door. I switch channels and hear politicos of all “denominations and faiths” spend hours upon hours screaming at each other about minutiae found in someone’s past when...

Who You Gonna Call

A story has been circulating on the Internet, regarding a young woman who had the presence of mind, to call 112 on her cell phone, when she was being stopped by a “police officer” on a lonely street. So, clients have been asking me, “What’s up with this?” or as their...