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Getting to Oz Receives Two 2016 Publishing Book Awards

Hi everyone, I’m so pleased that Getting to Oz wins in the Personal Growth book category in the 10th Annual National Independent Excellence Publishing […]

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Posted in Awards, Coping & Resilience, Health & Behavior, In The News, Literature, Mental Health11 Comments

New Years 2016: A Need to Belong to Each Other

I was in the airport waiting to return home from a family visit for the holidays. Two women, just behind […]

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Posted in Culture & Society, Holidays, Mental Health, Self-Development9 Comments

Nightcrawler’s Antihero Lou Bloom: Sociopath Par Excellence

Dan Gilroy’s 2014 thriller Nightcrawler is set in the nocturnal underbelly of Los Angeles. It’s been called a social commentary about […]

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Posted in Culture & Society, Film Analysis, Mental Health, Sociopathic personality2 Comments

Birdman: An Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance

It’s Riggan Thomson’s (Michael Keaton) last act so to speak. “This former cinema superhero is mounting an ambitious Broadway production […]

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Posted in Culture & Society, Film Analysis, In The News, Self-Development3 Comments

Getting to Oz: The personal journey home to your true self.

I want to tell you a story. It may be one you know, but it is worth retelling, as it […]

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Posted in Authentic Self, Change, Coping & Resilience, Creativity, Dealing with Stress, Decision-making and problem-solving, Enduring hard times, Film Analysis, Personal meaning, Self-actualization, Self-Development2 Comments

Why Don’t More Victims of Sexual Abuse Come Forward?

This article is a reprint from an article that I recently wrote for The Foundation for Surviving Abuse.  I give an […]

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Posted in Abuse, Culture & Society, Mental Health, Sexual Abuse4 Comments

Live Your Gratefulness Out Loud

Gratitude is the thread that weaves our life experiences into a celebration of all that we are and are becoming. […]

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Posted in Beliefs, Values, Virtues, Personal meaning, Self-Development, Spirituality, Wisdom2 Comments

Seven Steps to True, Unwavering Happiness

hap·pi·ness ˈhapēnis/  noun: happiness; plural noun: happinesses the state of being happy (content, fulfilled, satisfied, cheerful, jovial, light-hearted or joyful). […]

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Posted in Authentic Self, Self-actualization, Self-Development, Wisdom2 Comments

No Good Deed: The Malignant Narcissist

No good deed goes unpunished, especially if a malignant narcissist is on the receiving end of it. This past weekend I […]

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Posted in Men's Issues, Mental Health, Narcissism, Women's Issues3 Comments

Oh, The Places We Can Go

Steering Life In New Directions “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer […]

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Posted in Coping & Resilience, Self-actualization, Self-Development8 Comments

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