Every one experiences loss during their life. Some losses, however, have a profound effect, causing debilitating and long lasting grief. How a person copes with a particular loss–whether it is of a loved one, of physical health and ability or of hopes and dreams–depends on its particular meaning to that person. Each loss tends to activates any previous unresolved life experience; the emotional impact may seem way out of proportion–far greater than we would normally expect. [Read more…] about Loss
When you get to age 50, you know that you have lived over half of your life span. Now is the time to get real with ourselves, face the situation and set priorities for the latter part of our lives. Here are some thoughts on the tasks of aging.
Reality 1. We are getting older. Our bodies are beginning to deteriorate and over the years, we will experience decreased ability, discomfort and ill health. [Read more…] about The Tasks of Aging
What is the unconscious mind? First off, it is not a mind separate from our ordinary waking awareness. It is more like a mass of interacting processes working at different levels that influence and give rise to our consciousness. These processes are necessarily unavailable to our awareness. In fact, it has been shown that about 0.4 seconds before we are aware of any conscious decision, unconscious processes have already decided that outcome. [Read more…] about The Unconscious Mind
We come into the world with and for a Purpose–or maybe a set of interlocking purposes. These purposes include the need to develop wholeness within ourselves and in our relationships and the drive to make a difference in the world. We discover our own uniqueness in order to make the most positive impact [Read more…] about Finding Your Life Purpose