Happy Valentine’s Day


Happy Valentine’s Day! May you be so fortunate as to give and receive the kind of love shown through sustained practical care.

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Finding a useful perspective in troubling times


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My new essay on Psychology Today features a story by Jungian analyst, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, The Faithful Gardener. It is a story about her immigrant Uncle’s determination to “do something” in the face of great oppression. It seems particularly relevant today. Check it out!

Finding a Useful Perspective in Troubling Times

Progress and the Conflicting Forces in the Human Psyche


Hi, everyone! I’m sure I’m not alone in trying to make sense of our society and how we are struggling these days. So, here’s my pen to paper way of trying to sort it out.

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Click the link to see my latest post:

Psychology Today: Progress and the Conflicting Forces in the Human Psyche

Falling Down and Getting Up Again


On the morning after the election, I’m writing my way through a whole host of thoughts and feelings. Check out my Psychology Today essay,

Falling Down and Getting Up Again

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The Antidote to Envy


My new post, reprinted from this awesome new magazine, Womankind, in their July 2016 issue. Click the link to view on Psychology Today: The Antidote to Envy

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The Cost of Cynicism


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President Obama has called us “to reject cynicism and to reject fear, and to summon what is best in us…” It may be the biggest decision we ever make. Learn more: The Cost of Cynicism|Psychology Today

How to make political conversations more productive


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Here’s my two cents on How to make political conversations more productive|Psychology Today