Are You Happy?

Such a question!  But are you?  What is it that makes you happy?  What do you need to make you happier?  Can we be happy merely be avoiding situations and people that make us unhappy?  Or is there a better way? In our search for happiness we may aim for goals or...

Healing the Father Wound: Part 2 of 3

What does “father energy” offer a child that enables him or her to grow into a mature and responsible adult?  What elements are necessary in a child’s life, which uniquely flow from a father and that offer balance and emotional wholeness in the child’s development?...

Healing the Father Wound: Part 1 of 3

I’ve long been interested in helping people to heal the wounds they’ve experienced in their families of origin.  Often these inflictions are unintended.  They are due to a lack of mindfulness or because of the parents’ wounds that they’ve experienced through their own...

Endings and Beginnings

Jobs.  Careers.  Relationships.  Marriages.  Living arrangements.  Addictions.  Hobbies.  Any and all of these key elements of our lives had a beginning and may have to come to an end at some point.  None of them are coterminous with our lives.  In other words, we did...

Sex: Use and Misuse

The primary purpose of sex from a biological perspective is, of course, procreation.   But there are many more purposes for human sexuality.  We use sex to relieve stress and tension.  Sex is also a great healer, sharing love and affection, the warmth and security of...