During the second term of President Obama, the fissure that had been simmering below the surface broke open and the parties declared open war on one another. The rupture has only gotten larger during the term of President Trump. Now the pandemic that is sweeping the world and now is blooming in the United States […]
Now that the President has finally admitted we have a pandemic, it’s time for Republicans and Democrats to come together and pass comprehensive legislation to address the medical, social and economic impacts affecting the nation and, indeed the world. That is not happening. Within hours after his speech, Trump tweeted an attack on Speaker Pelosi; […]
You have been downsized. You are looking for a better job. You are considering starting a business of your own. Is consulting a viable career option for you? Whenever we are considering a change in our lives and careers, we are entering the unknown. Entering the unknown brings with it feelings of isolation, anxiety, worry, […]
In my 20 years of experience working with clients, I’ve found many are held back by negative feelings such as anger, worry, fear and sadness. They want to dwell on their feelings rather than take action to move forward. They feel stuck but don’t realize that focusing on feelings is not a substitute for action.
Many therapists choose to focus on feelings in their dealings with their patients. The notion is that by discussing feelings, patients can learn more about themselves and translate that knowledge into more success and fulfillment in their lives. But is this really true? Let’s look at this premise and see if it holds up in […]