9 Tips to Live a Kick-Ass Life…from Mark Twain

As many of you know I’m an avid reader and quote collector. My quote collection started in high school when I had a literature teacher who made us keep a quote notebook wherein we were supposed to write down sayings from our readings that really spoke to us. After we recorded the quote itself, we [...]

I Resent That!

Resentment can be a powerful emotion, and as with most negative emotions, it can be one that does more harm to the one who feels it than to the object of the resentment. Resentment is a feeling of anger or indignation toward others in reaction to some real or imagined wrong. Whenever we feel we’ve [...]

Your Most Precious Resource

The following is a blog from Nathan Thomas, on his website Keys to the Mind. I think Nathan makes his point brilliantly, so I’ll save my commentary for the end. Here’s what Nathan has to say: So let’s say, that I handed you a bank card today. When I gave it to you, I told [...]

By | 2014-09-19T07:00:58-04:00 September 19th, 2014|Counseling, Counseling/Therapy, Honesty, Principles, Therapy|0 Comments

Past, Present or Future: What do You have in Your Mind?

Past, Present or Future: Where do You Spend Your Life? I have so many clients come to me for counseling because they are either stuck carrying around the baggage from their past that they’re weighted down to the point of being unable to move, or they’re so anxious about the future that they’re paralyzed into [...]

By | 2014-09-03T07:39:33-04:00 September 3rd, 2014|Counseling, Counseling/Therapy, Honesty, Therapy|3 Comments

Mistakes: Fatal Flaws or Learning Opportunities?

Mistakes: On Opportunity for Growth Ok, so you made a mistake; welcome to the human race. We all make mistakes; they’re a part of live and learning. The problem really isn’t making mistakes; it’s making the same mistake over and over, because we haven’t learned our lesson the first time. I can’t tell you how [...]

One of the Best Pranks Ever, Especially on Fathers Day

When I was a much younger and single man, and years before I even knew my beautiful bride Susan even existed, I had the well earned reputation of being an accomplished womanizer. In fact one colleague warned another to keep an eye on his sister when I was around because, "Dama would jump on a [...]

By | 2014-06-15T13:48:11-04:00 June 15th, 2014|Honesty, Integrity, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pre-Operative Counseling and Lab Testing, or Institutional Idiocy On Parade

Glad I took the day off for my appointments today, because I'm still trying to figure out what the hell went on. First Susan and I got to meet a very nice Nurse Practitioner who took a comprehensive medical history....this I can understand. However, then she had me drop my trousers, bend over and she [...]

By | 2013-09-23T21:37:12-04:00 September 23rd, 2013|Cancer, Honesty, Integrity|1 Comment

Today's Quotes 9/18/13: Choices

Alice came to a fork in the road. 'Which road do I take?' she asked. 'Where do you want to go?' responded the Cheshire Cat. 'I don't know,' Alice answered. 'Then,' said the Cat, 'it doesn't matter.” - Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I won't tell you that the world matters nothing, or the world's [...]

By | 2013-09-18T09:41:03-04:00 September 18th, 2013|Daily Quotations, Honesty|0 Comments