A Relationship is Like Surfing

A Relationship is Like Surfing

“You can’t stop the waves from coming, but you can learn to surf.” –Swami Satchidinanda Linda: I live in Santa Cruz, California, also known as Surf City. I frequently walk…

The Myth of “As Soon As”

The Myth of “As Soon As”

Linda: There can be a lot of ideas floating around in our mind that aren’t actually true. They are a series of stories, excuses, justifications, rationalizations, and procrastination. One pervasive…

Aphrodite and Dionysus

Aphrodite and Dionysus

Linda: Lack of or a low sexual desire is the most common sexual challenge, about which physicians hear numerous complaints. Doctors and psychotherapists call this Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD)….

Breaking the Vicious Cycle

Breaking the Vicious Cycle

Mark was a pleaser. He tripped all over himself trying to present himself as a nice guy. His life was dedicated to smiling, being positive, and trying to keep his…

Competing Commitments Part 2

Competing Commitments Part 2

If you are one of the countless numbers of people who have had difficulty achieving your stated goals, you are not alone. Don’t take it personally; it’s not your fault….

Find a Way

Find a Way

At 1:55 pm EDT on September 2, 2013, Diana Nyad, age 64, reached the shore of Key West Florida 53 hours after plunging into the Bay in Havana, Cuba. Thirty-three…