Category Archives: Relationships

Finger Painting

Sometimes my reaction to common terms is more intense and I question their meaning.  One of the terms that struck me recently was ‘finger painting.’ Others were ‘handmade’ and ‘rubbed the wrong way.’ When we touch another life we are … Continue reading

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Living with Humor

Life is difficult but it can become intolerable when the child in you dies. When that child dies, so does your sense of humor, and your ability to laugh at life. I know from experience how easy it is to … Continue reading

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Consciousness

When I was four years old, I was home in bed with one of my frequent ear infections. I took a toy telephone I was playing with and unscrewed the dial and put all the pieces in my mouth as … Continue reading

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Harvest

“To exist is to change; to change is to mature; to mature is to create oneself endlessly.” ~ Henri Bergson, French Philosopher (1859-1941) We plant a seed.  It grows through the summer until harvest time arrives, and then we cut … Continue reading

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God’s Lifelines

“To mark a friend’s remains these stones arise; I never knew but one, and here he lies.” ~ Lord Byron The above quote is inscribed on a monument erected to Lord Byron’s dog, Boatswain.  The epitaph describes the one whose … Continue reading

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Question for Bernie: Dear Bernie, I just returned from New York after my mastectomy.  They took 14 lymph nodes out; 3 were affected. The pathology came back OK a couple weeks later. My host in New York had your book … Continue reading

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Q & A with Bernie – May 21, 2018

Question for Bernie: Hi Dr. Siegel, One of my employees has had 3 miscarriages…the last one was twins at 23weeks (one week shy of being able to save them). She is now 22 weeks and started cramping so is at … Continue reading

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Effort

“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.” ~ Claude M. Bristol (1891-1951) Why do you extend yourself and put extra effort into certain tasks? Is it the desire for personal gain or reward … Continue reading

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Attitude

“I am convinced that life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you react to it.  And so it is with you.” ~ Charles Swindoll Studies show that optimists live longer, healthier lives than pessimists, even … Continue reading

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The Extremes

“It is easy to sit up and take notice; what is difficult is getting up and taking action.” ~ Al Batt, American Writer and Humorist No, “The Extremes” are not a singing group.  They are the choices we have to make. … Continue reading

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