Three Ego Traps

If happiness, peace and freedom appeal to you, life becomes simple. Do I see a raised eyebrow? I get it. Me too. It searched for happiness and peace until the search ended. But, hand on heart, I fall into the trap from time to time. Let’s take a look at how...

Going Sane or Going Insane

Candace washed up in my office like a shipwreck. Fifteen years of chronic illness and thousands of dollars of debt from medical expenses left her desperate and exhausted. In my rookie days when I believed it was my job to help I would have felt over-burdened....
Why It’s Impossible To Love Yourself

Why It’s Impossible To Love Yourself

Norm steps onto my front porch. His left foot drops a little. It failed to mend after being broken a few years ago. Other than that he’s sprightly and has a child like sparkle in his eyes. Before shaking hands he reaches back to pull his wife up the step. Edna has a...
Die to Live

Die to Live

Recently I talked with a client who has cancer for the fourth time. In spite of the diagnosis she’s vibrant, clear, focused, grateful and happy. When I asked her what keeps her so engaged she replied that she simply gets on with life. She does not believe her...
The Addiction To The Story Of ‘Me’

The Addiction To The Story Of ‘Me’

What comes to mind when you think about addiction? Alcohol, drugs, food, exercise? Makes sense. But how about this. How about biggest addiction of all is the addiction to the story of ‘me’. The ‘me’ I’m referring to is the ‘me’ at the center of your life. The ‘me’...
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