Communicating

Pain

Her cries are still ringing in my ears as they pierced through the room.  “It hurts!!…  (sob)…  It hurts so bad!!…  (cry)…  Can’t anyone do anything about this pain?…  (sob)… …

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Navigating a Crisis

With the COVID-19 crisis upon us, people are stressed out. They are also tired.  New data paints a picture of a nation whose optimism and resilience has been depressed by the…

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Pygmalion Effect

Many years ago, as a broken and hurting youth, my life and trajectory was completely transformed.  From a young man who was committing crimes, using an excessive number of illicit…

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2020

For most of us, there is a “winding down” as one year draws to a close, and as a New Year begins to dawn. Part of this is spending time…

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Human beings are social animals, hard-wired to connect with others. Research across a wide variety of disciplines consistently demonstrates that social support enhances productivity (we get more done!), psychological well-being…

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Jewel Box

  A little while ago, I was flipping through the newspaper when my perusing was interrupted by a headline. The headline engrossed my attention and had been capturing focus around…

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Don't Give Up

There is huge emphasis today on the symbolic and almost spiritual significance of certain numbers and their relationship to our daily lives. Many are captivated by the mystical connection between…

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