How To Spread Love and Peace

A friend asked me recently, “What’s the best way to spread love and peace in this world?”  I gave it some thought and realized that the only way is through intimacy. Intimacy is at the core a personal connection between two people. Sadly we’re living in a very...

Life Coaching or Therapy: Your Choice?

There are good and some questionable reasons to go to a psychotherapist. And the same holds true for life coaching. Sorting through these different solutions takes patience, awareness, and sound advice. One may need a therapist for acute or chronic mental illness,...

Two Very Demanding Responses

Apology and Forgiveness: these top the list of demanding responses. Why so demanding? Because they get to the heart of our vulnerability as flawed human beings. And they both put us in terrible jeopardy (what if my apology or act of forgiveness are rejected?)....

Be A Shape-Shifter

I was a Star Trek fan, but not the original series (in which case I’d be a Trekkie).  No, the series that fascinated me were Next Generation and Deep Space Nine.  I especially loved the variety of humanoids the writers would come up with. One of these was...

Job-Seeking Nitty-Gritty

After leaving a job or being laid off, new challenges arise that might hit you across your head like a two-by-four.  In my Life/Career Coaching, I’ve worked with plenty of clients adjusting to such a major change. Here are some issues that my clients have brought...