We Must Learn to Forgive Ourselves FIRST

We’ve all done something, said something, or even just felt something that has harmed someone else.  Let’s just face it, it’s probably a daily occurrence.  Intentionally or unintentionally, we’ve done that. We’ve probably felt guilty for it.  If it was really bad, we’ve probably self-medicated with drugs or alcohol at some point.  Hopefully we aren’t…

It Doesn’t Take Much

It really doesn’t take much to change your view on a subject.  I guess that what prevents people from doing it more, is that what it does take is often difficult to admit to:   That you might not know everything. About three or four months ago, I was having a conversation with my 16 year…

HOPE IS A FLUID STATE

I’ve recently begun paying close attention to how my mood is when I wake up.  Either in the morning to get the kids up for school (if I haven’t worked that night), or in the afternoon (if the daytime WAS my night’s sleep), or after an evening nap before I head into work. As I…