In this essay, I explore from a depth psychological perspective our growing growing inability to dream, its effects on childhood development, current social woes, and what parents can do to help their children heal during this age of division.
A child’s imagination is limitless. Their emotions are no different. However, unlike their adult counterparts, children have not had the experience of learning effective ways to deal with the rising tides an emotional state can cause. How then, can we as parents, work with our children to teach them effective ways to handle emotionally distressing… Continue Reading
What do you dream of? Are they in service to you, or a hinderance to your life? Find out ways to let your dreams serve your life, rather than hinder the outcomes you seek.
In this article, we explore FOCUS as an ability to create successful endeavors in one's life.
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material. F. Scott Fitzgerald In the throws of family conflict, an all to often occurrence seen in today’s social chaos, what is often… Continue Reading
Good and bad, right and wrong, holy and evil, for richer or poorer, or in sickness and health, life presents us with a series of opposing, yet integrated themes that seem to drive our maturation journey. At the New Year, I found myself committed to health. Like many, I set a goal to be achieved,… Continue Reading
Many eyes go through the Meadow, but few see the Flower in it. (Ralph Waldo Emerson) In what oftentimes seems a fool-hearted journey to find balance between work and play, responsibility and fun, family and personal interests, and the dynamic to find harmony within, we often seem to be pulled by two equally opposing, yet completely dependent forces… Continue Reading
“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”… Continue Reading
New Years is fast approaching. Out with the Old, In with the New explores the tradition of making New Years Resolutions as a means for individuated growth.