Category: Suggestions

Strategies for Staying Sane: What to Say When You Talk to Yourself

Dr. Clifford N. Lazarus ••• Charlene was very hard on herself and often put herself down.  While she’d never dream of verbally abusing or even harshly criticizing others, she nevertheless thought it was perfectly acceptable to treat herself in this…

Labor Day! A Day Off, for Many!

Happy, Labor Day! This federal holiday was originally based on a number of deaths of union workers, at the hands of the US military, during a strike of organized labor.  First observed September 5, 1882 – President Grover Cleveland reconciled…

email: Two Wolves, Life Explained

TWO WOLVES One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, the battle is between two wolves inside us all. “One is Evil –  It is anger, envy, jealousy,…

A Smiley Blog: Lucky Pennies

Pennies Smiley For our wedding day, friends scattered pennies on the Golden Gate Bridge right at mid-span. Dave the groom walked from the S.F. end and me the bride, walked from the Marin end. We met in the middle (there’s…