Three examples of advice about going lightly on oneself and others. Sometimes we have to examine the rigid patterns that our stories of ourselves have us locked into, and deviate somewhat.
The time has come for me to do the most terrifying thing in the world of the workaholic: ask for help, before it is too late.
A very neat app on the App Store (and available for other platforms) called Reigns (iPhone/iPad or Android) had me thinking about survivability and keeping things in balance. In the game, you don’t let any of your four factions get too strong or too weak. That’s a pretty good rule for life, in line with Taoist thought.
Thunderstorm on the lake from our front window
This video is my new favorite to show people. I love the message of both personal responsibility and positive outlook. It is amusing, informative and cheerful. Please watch.
Reflections on the ministry teaching of telling others “It is well” and how it creates paradoxes, contradictions and necessary inconsistencies in my life.
Here is the song I was talking about in the video. It is not the traditional version. It is a modern version I like a lot.
The traditional melody and lyric is here, also beautiful:
The little known feature discussion of psychotherapy: what motivates non-productive behavior. We call this secondary gains.
This is a full explanation of the One Minute Healing or PAWS Technique. Hope you enjoy!
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This is a hard topic for me. I try to stay focused on the positive, but others do it so much better. My struggle as an optimist seeing beauty everywhere and staying focused on that in a highly corrupt world.