We all face disappointment sooner or later.  The job we wanted goes to someone else, our children don’t behave as we would like them to, the relationship we thought would be “the one” vanishes in a cloud of acrimony.  We get used to these disappointments most of the time and move on, but sometimes disappointment […]

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In the simplest terms, prejudice is simply an unexamined belief upon which we act.  Prejudice can take the form of disliking someone for their race, religion, gender, sexual preference, body type, just about anything at all.  Discounting another person for any reason based upon prejudice is detrimental to our own well-being. When we choose to

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I’m only human

Words have power.  Have I mentioned that in these blogs before?  Maybe once or twice, and here we are again, the power of words.  When we excuse ourselves by saying “I’m only human” what we are doing is suggesting that as humans we are limited in any way, and this is not true. As humans

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What would it look like?

If you could create any situation, any invention, any job for yourself, what would it look like?  Would you find yourself traveling, would you create the perfect relationship, the perfect house?  What has been sitting in the back of your mind waiting to come together; the thing you know would turn your life around in

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Comparing you to me

Do we learn to compare ourselves to others, or is it an in-born trait?  Perhaps you were told “I wish you were more like your sister”, or “look at Johnny, he managed to get his homework in on time.” I guess that might lead me to believe somewhere along the line we were trained to identify our

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