Happy New Year: Chapter 1

What is your potential?  “Life as a human being inherently involves suffering. This suffering is what pushes us, moves us, and allows us to grow into our fullest potential; there is no life without it. There is no change or growth without suffering, and most of our best experiences involve picking ourselves up after we…

Embracing the Fool

What is a Fool? In the month of April it is a challenge to not conceptualize the concept of a fool. There is great beauty in the image that invokes humor, laughing, and often an endearing vulnerability. There are several colloquialisms: Tom Foolery, Fools Rush in, Only Fools Fall in Love, Playing the Fool, and…

Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s Day?

The summer light within is the love to share with your Valentine ❤️ I have studied Shakespeare enough to know that he was a man of many faces. Whether it was a history, comedy, or tragedy, his comprehension of love and how intertwined the languages of love can be, has never quite been mastered in…

Removing Gender from Toxic Masculinity

Embracing Emotional Maturity in Every Individual I recently had a client in my office fall into a deep despair because his sister suggested that he was too heavily entrenched in “Toxic Masculinity” and was, therefore, treating her badly. I had never heard the term before and had to back pedal into the family dynamic and…