GPS-less in Ghent Helped Me Arrive at My Destination

Have you ever been in one of those situations when you think, “What the hell am I going to do now?” Or as the very first sentence in the book, “The Martian” by Andy Weir says… “I’m pretty much f*#%ed.” (I know my Uncle Pete gets this one!) Ghent, Belgium I spent some time in Ghent, ...

Jung Psych 101: “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”

“We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate; it oppresses.” ~Carl Jung When I come across something that I at first might not accept, reading this quote by Carl Jung helps (The J in Jung is pronounced like a Y, so it should sound like "Yoong"). The object of my "un-acceptance" could be something ...

When a Loved One is Depressed: How to Help Them Get Help

Many of us have a friend or family member that has either been or has recently started showing outward evidence of depressive behavior. He or she may be suffering with feelings of unbearable sadness, guilt, worthlessness and hopelessness. When we recognize this behavior in our loved ones, we can help them. However, knowing exactly what to ...

Beautiful or Average: Which Would You Choose?

Challenge yourself to rethink how you view yourself: Would you choose beautiful or average? A new video campaign called "Choose Beautiful"  from Dove reminds us women that we have the power to choose to feel truly beautiful. Image: Dove Dove interviewed 6,400 women ranging in age from 18 through 64 years from 20 countries worldwide about ...

You Don’t Always Need To Know…

Have you ever thought that a majority of life's problems stem from sticking our nose in someone’s business? And way too much? No really, think about it. Why does anyone have to know everything about what’s going on with someone else? Here... take it from Melody Beattie, who wrote the book "The Language of Letting Go": “We ...