10 Things I Still Haven’t Figured Out After 37 Years

My 37th birthday was a bit of a rough day, and it helped guide the words for this post on things I still find myself facing after working on them for most of my life…

Everyone Has a Control Freak Inside of Them

We all have a bit of a control freak inside of us. It just takes the right circumstances for our brain to shift to that mode, and then the result is often outside of our control as well, at least outside of our deliberate choices…

Securing Emotional Progress Through Integration – 5 Possible Strategies

When we go through an emotional process, it can be incredibly transforming and feel like we’ll never go back to life as it was before. Yet a few weeks later, those old patterns start popping up again and after a few months it seems nothing has changed. How do you get transformation to stick? Through integration…

Meanderings of the Mind While Walking Through a Graveyard (Includes Photographs)

An intense session at the therapist’s office lead me to a walk in the central cemetery of Bruges, the oldest one in the country. Here’s where my eyes and mind went in the mean time…

Dealing With Depression: Practicing Radical Gratitude

A walk through the forest leads me, step by step, to a form of radical gratitude that helps me be where I am.