marshall rosenberg, the man known for his work in nonviolent communication, appears in the section off the cushion and into life in be the change: how meditation can transform you and the world). he works a lot in prisons. the Read More
as you can see, i haven’t been a very busy posting beaver lately. i’ve been watching my energy level and need to put some things on the back burner. every morning i come up with all kinds of wonderful ideas Read More
a while ago we talked about the lack of scripts for talking about mental illness (at least in “polite society”), and before that we had a conversation about how uncomfortable it can be to engage in peaceful communication. and now Read More
a few semi random musings on parents … through my parents, a lot of challenges came my way. but through them, i also learned how to build the tools to overcome those challenges. for example, creativity was highly encouraged. parents Read More
after reading this morning that BC philosopher and counsel to psychologists sydney banks had died, i thought i’d write a bit about him. alas, i cannot find in myself any interest in his work. he talked about the three principles Read More
while my blog was in hiatus, i was not entirely silent. conversations happened on twitter, for example this one regarding the concepts of “will” and “will power”, mostly with gassho. i was going to comment on some of these, also Read More
we need to find a way to talk about mental illness. how do we communicate our feelings and our experiences?
okay, guys ‘n’ gals, i gotta get this off my chest. as you know, i’m an avid twitter (over) user. i love it. and there are two things that have made me roll my eyes quite a bit lately. Read More