Tag: change

Call Me Crazy

Many times in my life, I have discovered that following my own truth, even when it looks crazy to others, is sanity-making. I’ve also noticed that the more insane the world becomes, the more important it is to do crazy things – actions that...

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Window Jumping

Let’s admit it from the get go: change is scary. We build bulwarks against it and keep piles of rationalizations under our beds. Our bank accounts protect us by never getting quite big enough to grasp our dreams. Our closest friends and...

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Life Calls Us

Life calls us to the unexpected daily. Each day we can answer the call. Some days we embrace the unknown and find excitement and possibility. Other days, from our first cup of coffee to the last light of the sun, we dig trenches, hoping to hide...

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Changing the Past

But, you say, we can’t change the past. And I say, we can change our relationship to it. Hurt was caused at specific moments in time. Loss occurred because something happened. Years after a hurt, the specifics of what happened and who said or did...

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The Change We Don’t Want

When it comes to healing, it doesn’t seem obvious that we resist change. After all, we are usually suffering with some sort of condition that we really do want to change. In general, we simply want it to go away so we’ll feel better...

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Got Holiday Tension?

It’s three days before Thanksgiving. The rush of holiday preparations and all the mixed feelings and expectations that come with them are upon us. I had the honor of sitting with two clients today who were preparing to travel to family for...

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