F YMonth: April 26, 2019

SMART Goal Setting

As the old adage goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. When it comes to setting goals, some of us find it easy and others have more of a challenge. We may easily visualize what it is that we want, and have a harder time setting the action steps to get from point A to […]


“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.  All life is an experiment.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson To become independent is the main challenge of life.  There is a strong external pull from others to keep you helpless.  There is also an internal unconscious pull to remain dependent.  Your whole life you will have […]

New Insight into the Causes and Cures for Depression and Anxiety

I recently read a book called “Lost Connection: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression-and the Unexpected Solution”. Written by Johann Hari, who previously wrote a book about addiction titled “Chasing the Scream”.  “Lost Connections” is a very personal book, beginning with Mr. Hari sharing his own journey of living with depression, treated with medication, for […]

Being The April Fool: The Fine Art of Saving Face

“You grow up the day you have the first real laugh – at yourself.” -Ethel Barrymore So, you fell for it – hook, line and sinker.  You made a fool of yourself.  You fell short of expectations and have not maintained the image that makes you superior to all others.  You feel so embarrassed that […]