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…

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…

Lunar Walks

In the still of the midnight moon Replenishing in the lunar light Recently on a podcast one of the most famous basketball players on the planet, Stephen Curry, questioned the reality of whether or not humans have walked on the moon.  Social media ate this up and targeted the statements along the guise of foolishness…

Connecting with the Inner Child

Finding the strength to love yourself unconditionally We are born into this world to love and be loved, but the journey towards those two independent goals are very different. Being Loved Being loved starts simply. Babies laugh, giggle, and coo….. and most adults feel an immediate inclination to be around and engage with these smiling…