Do antidepressants cause depression? By David W. Freeman

August 2nd, 2011|0 Comments

(CBS) What causes depression? Scientists have identified all sorts of things, from emotional stress and substance abuse to having the wrong genes. And now a provocative new study suggests a cause of depression that few […]

The Golden Rule. “We can become friends… with eyes fixed on a common goal.”

April 14th, 2011|0 Comments

Here is a wonderful TED talk from Karen Armstrong.

Try out a cliche

January 27th, 2010|0 Comments

If you dismiss things immediately if they sound like a cliche, you might be missing some good stuff. Cliches are simply “unoriginal ideas” — and that’s fine. There are some good ideas that have been […]

Conan O’Brien’s comments about cynicism

January 24th, 2010|1 Comment

“To all the people watching, I can never thank you enough for your kindness to me and I’ll think about it for the rest of my life.  All I ask of you is one thing: […]

The impulse to heal is real and powerful and lies within the client…

January 24th, 2010|0 Comments

“The impulse to heal is real and powerful and lies within the client. Our job as therapist is to evoke this healing power, meet its tests and support it in its expression and development. We […]

Our Deepest Fear

October 18th, 2009|0 Comments

Our Deepest Fear
by Marianne Williamson
from A Return To Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond […]

Everyday Survival

October 16th, 2009|2 Comments

Laurence Gonzales has written two books, Deep Survival and Everyday Survival. This article, based on the book of the same title, is a wonderful example of how changing your thinking can change your experiences dramatically. While you may not be in danger of starving to death or you may not be lost in the wilderness, his research into survival applies as directly to starving for happiness or being lost in your challenges without a way out.

Everyday Survival
by Laurence Gonzales

Most survival guides fail to consider some very useful tools: an individual’s character, wits, and worldview. The tips assembled here will change the way you approach each and every day—and help you survive a particularly bad one.