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Love and Desire- Can we have both?

I work with many persons in committed relationships who have lost or nearly lost their erotic connection. Desire does not have to fade when a loving long-term relationship ‘matures.’ Couples who connect skillfully can enjoy a lifetime of both love and desire. Here’s a nice paragraph about the delicate balance between love and desire: Love […]

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Reading recommendation – for the over 35 crowd.

Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life. Read this book if you are older than 35. You might also find it helpful if you are younger than 35 but you have been kicked around a lot by life- in other words, if you have some humility due to the failures,  losses, and betrayals in […]

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Reading Material – Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck

Here’s a good book– Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck.  It hsa been around for a few years but it is definitely worth a read if you have not read it yet. If you read it and your life did not change for the better, read it again- this time, do the exercises. […]

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Culture Quake – the book

I just ordered this book. Given the economic downturn, the imminent arrival of peak oil, and growing world population, there is a perfect storm brewing that will probably really upset the apple cart. Hopefully this book will help us figure out how to prepare a little better for the coming storm.

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The Happiness Trap

I am reading this now – it is great. A very readable, understandable approach to ACT. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to be free from the mind. And, it has a nice followup website for the book as well.

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