Still Recovering from Toxic Religion: Pass That Buick in Love

Here's a story about being inspired and suppressing it. This morning I got behind a slow-moving Buick on a major thoroughfare. I encountered the same dark green Buick, ten minutes before, when I was crossing a downtown street. On foot, I got up close and looked inside at three senior women - all probably in … Continue reading Still Recovering from Toxic Religion: Pass That Buick in Love

Transition and EMDR: No such thing as a wrong turn.

  Spring brings rebirth and color and joy. It also brings pollen, tornadoes, and allergies. My life transitions like the seasons, and even though it scares the crap out of me, I know it’s a good thing. Something gets stale, stuck, or sour and I know it’s time to think differently. I get an urge … Continue reading Transition and EMDR: No such thing as a wrong turn.

A Family Psychologist and EMDR Therapist’s advice on Healthy Rebellion

What is Healthy Rebellion? Sometimes I need a good dose of change. A certain restlessness comes over me and I must rearrange the furniture (I think I've told you this part before) or chop off my hair or paint my shoes yellow (yes, I've done this). And sometimes the need for change runs even deeper … Continue reading A Family Psychologist and EMDR Therapist’s advice on Healthy Rebellion