The quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives”. Esther Perel. Over the last year my practice has seen a significant increase in individuals seeking support after infidelity. For those impacted, this is a heartbreaking and angry making … Continue reading Rebuilding Trust in Relationship and The Role of Personal Integrity.
“Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people”. Spencer Johnson “Every lie is two lies. The lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it”. Robert Brault If you … Continue reading Personal Integrity, Honesty, and Trust.
“The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another”. Thomas Merton Our ability to both experience and … Continue reading Reflective Functioning and Relational Trust
I’ve missed connecting with everyone this month. I’ve allowed myself to get sidetracked and haven’t taken time for the joy of reading and sharing. As I settle in this morning, I find my brain still distracted by work and the … Continue reading The Power of Belief, and its Impact on Self, Other and Larger Society.
As we enter 2022, I (like many) am thinking of the state our world and committed to continuing to navigate it with some sense of inner calm. I am reminded of The Parable, The Wolves Within also known as The … Continue reading The Wolves Within. Wisdom for 2022.
I carry your heart with me. E.E. Cummings Please note, this post may not be shared or reblogged without permission of this writer. Charlie came to me in the Tragic Gap. The Place Parker Palmer describes as ” the space … Continue reading Moments of Meeting, in The Tragic Gap.
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” – Deepak Chopra There is a place within each of us that … Continue reading The Window of Tolerance. A Model for Emotional Regulation.
“You think, because one and one make two, that you understand two. But, to truly comprehend the nature of two, you must first understand . . . And”. Rumi. The “And” in Rumi’s deeply moving quote, understood from an attachment … Continue reading Resonance in Attachment, The Power of And.
As I woke this morning, I re-realized that I passed my self-designated date to post on Perspective on Trauma. Like many other months I had a specific post in mind and spent time gathering supportive resources for my monthly article. … Continue reading The True Self: Resting in Awareness.
This month I have chosen to share an excerpt from Friedman’s Fables. His thought provoking and symbolic stories, found in the book Friedman’s Fables, encompass the many complexities and dilemmas of human relationship. The fables, ambiguous in nature, are designed … Continue reading The Bridge: Friedman’s Fables