Lose Your Temper: Wounds that Never Heal

There was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, to hammer a nail in the back fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence.
Then it gradually dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper than to drive those nails into the fence. Finally the day came when the boy...


Feeling Trapped: Stuck in Life

Some of my clients will say to me: “why do I always end up drinking more than I wanted? I just don’t know....I wish I could change how I talk to my son. We always seem to end up fighting. I just don’t know what to do....I can’t believe it. Once again, I’m in a dead-end job. Why does this happen?"