Tears and Laughter

When my husband and I began dating almost 14 years ago, he gave me a copy of Kahlil Gibran’s volume entitled Tears and Laughter. A gesture that I often refer to as “the moment I knew I wanted to marry him” – a symbol of our shared experience of life. [...]

2019-09-04T21:56:24+00:00September 4th, 2019|

Life Is Not a Problem to Be Solved

“Life is not a problem to be solved, it is a mystery to be experienced.” - Rainer Maria Rilke What is the real goal of therapy? People often seek a therapist during moments of sadness, emptiness, fear, confusion and/or frustration. There may be a desperation to “fix” the uncomfortable thoughts, feelings [...]

2019-01-18T23:02:47+00:00January 18th, 2019|

Gratitude

I know it is a cliché to talk about gratitude during Thanksgiving but I am going to do it anyway. Thanksgiving is a great reminder to take a moment to acknowledge all that we have – all that is well and good. These may be simple every day things that [...]

2018-11-16T00:15:15+00:00November 16th, 2018|

Meaning Over Happiness

With anxiety and depression on the rise, I have been thinking more and more about what might be contributing to the decline of our mental and emotional health. As with any phenomenon there are multiple causes, but I would like to focus here on the difference between having meaning in [...]

2018-08-28T18:56:09+00:00August 28th, 2018|