Miss (or Mister) Misunderstood

  We live in a polar world right now, some call it  duality. Things are seen as black and white, right or wrong, good or bad, and on and on.  Duality often has us on one side and those we care about on the other.  Because ego needs to be right, it is possible that … Continue reading Miss (or Mister) Misunderstood

Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

  Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people.  The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid.  Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?

10 Ways to Help Children Face Negative Emotions and Find Happiness

Worry, doubt, fear, sadness and poor self esteem don’t belong in children. Adults either. But we expect children to be happy and playful and full of joy. How do they take on so much negativity at such a young age? Although it is assumed that traumatic experiences are the cause, more often than not, it … Continue reading 10 Ways to Help Children Face Negative Emotions and Find Happiness