Monthly Archives: September 2009

Loss is Unwanted Experience

Back when I began my training as a psychotherapist, one of the significant instructions was to pay attention to how a person responds to loss. As a layperson, I thought of loss just like in Hallmark cards: “Sorry for your … Continue reading

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Types of Relationships

We know that we have different types of relationships with different people, but sometimes we do not distinguish them, and this can cause confusion for us. We know, for example, that we have caregiving relationships with our children, or students, … Continue reading

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Would You Want To Know?

If you were wrong about something or if there were something important that was relevant to you, would you want to know? What if you couldn’t do anything about it, but it was still relevant? Would you want to know … Continue reading

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Inner space

Having just returned from a yoga and meditation retreat, I am noticing how different philosophies respond to the effort we make to manage our emotional states. From moment to moment right up to from decade to decade, we are planning … Continue reading

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