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Managing Your Narcissism – There can be change, there should be hope.

Managing Your Narcissism Preface to any narcissists reading this: By recommending that you read this I am not intending to imply that you are ignorant or deficient in some critical manner. There’s a good chance that you already know a lot about the topics I mention here. However, at a basic level, narcissism is a […]

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There is no way to inner peace; inner peace is the way

There is no way to peace; peace is the way. -A. J. Muste There is no way to inner peace; inner peace is the way. -Me Commentary: When we are alive, we are doing something in every moment. Even when the body is still, the mind is usually up to something- thinking, daydreaming, planning, etc. […]

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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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Ways to build resilience

How can we better adapt to life’s changes? Unpleasant stuff happens to us all eventually. Illness, death, disappointment, betrayal, disaster, fear, and on and on. Such is the stuff that our human lives are periodically made of. Some of us can seemingly bounce back from anything. Others of us get crushed by something that looks minor […]

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