Thanks for Fear, Anxiety, Sadness and Anger!

Thanks for Fear, Anxiety, Sadness and Anger! Thanks to the feeling of Fear! It has helped me not kill myself on the ski slopes! It has helped me put the breaks on a few times and helped me decide to walk or take an easier route down when the slope was icy or too...

Top 3 Books to develop Emotional Wisdom

Top 3 Books to Develop Emotional Wisdom What to Do with Your Emotions? Actually, what these 3 books suggest is not doing anything with your emotions. Rather than avoiding them, denying them or forcing them to do what you think they should do, these 3 books instruct us...

What are your feelings moving you to do right now?

What are your feelings moving you to do right now?

The image above illustrates a feeling I was experiencing, that I labeled “Sorrow”. This feeling moved me to organize a Family Reunion via Zoom to catch up with my family members spread out over the US. The image above illustrates a feeling I was experiencing, that I...

It’s all a blur. I got triggered and lost my cool!

  “It’s All A Blur. I Got Triggered Again and Lost My Cool!” “I didn’t make a mistake!! You aren’t listening to me, Joe!”, Pat remembers yelling at his boss. All he could think about at the time was how all his coworkers should be listening to him more. If they...

What does Anger have to do with Boredom?

“What does Anger have to do with Boredom?”         “What’s gotten into Derek lately? He really doesn’t seem to care about anything anymore. He dropped out of soccer and now he says he doesn’t want to play baseball.”, complained Barbara. “I don’t get it. He used to...

3 Things To AVOID While dating

  3 Things to AVOID while Dating Don’t take things too personally! One thing that is best to AVOID is to take actions or words of potential dates or dating partners personally (as if you have caused the other person’s actions or feelings). Much of what another...

“Art Saves Lives” Video

Have you seen the Art Saves Lives Trailer? Check it out! https://vimeo.com/233139688 "Art Saves Lives" is a 30 minute video documentary directed and produced by Sharon Sanborn about Art Therapy. In this video, 5 art therapists describe their work in the field of Art...

“Art Saves Lives Stories” Video

Have you seen the "Art Saves Lives Stories" trailer? Check it out! https://vimeo.com/233051713 Art Saves Lives Stories is a 30 minute documentary directed and produced by Sharon Sanborn about 4 artists who describe the benefits of art-making. This video illustrates...

“My Toolbox” Tool

  I love this simple idea of asking ourselves what our "Tools" are. Each person has their own unique "Toolbox" with ways to take care of themselves and ideas and things that make them happy and successful. For one person, a pet is very important. For another, a...