Category Archives: Self-actualization

Mistakes Can Be Good Teachers

The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing. ~ John Powell What is a mistake? For most of us, saying “I made a mistake” means either we did the wrong thing or we did something incorrectly.  … Continue reading

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Night Sky Therapy

The heavens declare the glory of God. ~ Ben Zion Last night I walked out of the house with our little dog, Furphy, and looked up in to the night sky.  The cloudless canopy was filled with an endless display … Continue reading

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Try the Chemotherapy of Love

Love is the medicine for the sickness of the world; a prescription often given, too rarely taken. ~ Dr. Karl Menninger We are awesome creations, intricately designed and interacting in incredible ways so that our organism can survive.  Yet we … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

One of the questions I love to ask people is, “What is the best day of your life?” I get many answers related to pleasant days people remember; like the day their child was born or they won an expensive … Continue reading

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Fear

If I asked you to explain the purpose of fear what would your answer be? We know there must be a reason for our brain to manifest fear or we wouldn’t be wired for it. The first obvious reason I … Continue reading

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Sounds

If you want to be separated from people become deaf. If you want to be separated from things become blind. Sound affects us because it creates the rhythm we live or die by. So sound effects are real and can … Continue reading

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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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Attitude

“Being normal is only a satisfactory result for the inadequate.” Carl Jung We are never told that the odds are 100% we will die. We find so many ways to deny our mortality with statistics about varying diseases, and never … Continue reading

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Fill Your Life with Inspriation and Meaning

We need to know that life is about more than impressing the neighbors and having more than the next guy. Who is your employer? Who are you working for? What are you working for and what do you hope 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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