Confronting a harsh reality

There is the way we want to be, the person we portray to others, and that is often the person we believe ourselves to be. We can fool ourselves into believing that is who we really are. I see clients who tell me that they are a certain way–they tell me this with conviction–they believe …

The beauty in little things

Yesterday evening I spent with an old friend…sushi by the fire, with the music of the season in the background, and candles and little sparkly lights around the window providing muted light. We caught up on each other’s lives. We just enjoyed simply just “being”. And after she left, I found myself wondering why I …

The Butter Has Moved

I remember CBC inviting listeners to call in suggesting what they noticed at a significant sign that spring had come. Now, I’m not a “caller-in-er” to radio programs, so I didn’t call, but I knew immediately what I would have said if I had called in. In our office, we have a small kitchenette with …