Is This It?

I’m in my fifties. If I was able to change, should I have been able to do so by now or is this it? It’s a harsh question to ask oneself but sometimes I do. I’ve been in counseling forever and I’ve engaged in cognitive behavioral therapy. I’ve tried methods I’ve learned from various professionalsContinue reading “Is This It?”

Eckhart Tolle

I like Eckhart Tolle. He is very unusual in his demeanor – very quiet and thoughtful. Sometimes it takes a little patience to wait out his pauses but when he speaks – it’s meaningful and powerful. I believe we are spiritual in nature and that spirituality is the key to healing. I believe (as scienceContinue reading “Eckhart Tolle”

Destination: Attitude

Being my metaphorical self, I imagine a thought process or processes as, say, a rail yard. The idea is that there is a destination that is a belief, attitude or an emotion. The triggering event is the starting point at the edge of the mass of tracks and switches. The switches do the routing andContinue reading “Destination: Attitude”

What REALLY Causes Depression And Anxiety?

What is at the root of depression and anxiety? Are there multiple causes (I think so) and if so, are there factors that weigh more heavily than others? I believe genetics plays a roll because of my family history. The way we live socially, does too. Could lack of sleep be a factor? How aboutContinue reading “What REALLY Causes Depression And Anxiety?”