Vulnerability Can Be Disarming

Angry Man WomanArguments don’t end when one person overpowers another. Submission to an intimidator might interrupt the heat of the battle, but at best, it’s a temporary truce, not a permanent resolution.


The Direct Path to Self-Awareness

Love_ShadeThe hidden power of the shadow.

“You can learn more about yourself in a week in a marriage than you can meditating for 10 years in a cave.”   —Stephen Levine

 Carl Jung referred to as the “shadow” as the parts of ourselves that we judge as undesirable and try to conceal.


How do you spell “Success”?

How do you spell “Success”?

It’s not necessarily spelled “M-O-N-E-Y”.

“People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.”


The Hidden Sources of Attraction

CoupleSunsetYour Conscious Mind Isn’t Necessarily Your Best Guide

We are attracted to people for many different reasons, some of them conscious, some unconscious. Some of the conscious reasons have to do with how the person looks,


The Hidden Cost of Fitting In

suitsmadetoorderZumbach the Tailor

Here’s a story that you may have heard, but its message is timeless and it bears repeating:

There once lived a tailor name Zumbach who had a reputation for making the finest of clothing.


Thinking About Getting Marriage Counseling?

Young couple lying on carpet at homeFive things to consider before getting professional help.

“Marriage is a pit full of pitfalls devised by a devious deity for our conscious evolution” – Wavy Gravy

There are few if any couples who have been together any amount of time who have managed to successfully avoid any of the many pitfalls that that are inherent in committed partnerships.