Our lives are like flowing rivers: When we try to control their course, we merely flail about until we’re swept under the waters that are heavy with silt, which is ...read full story
One of my most memorable moments as a doctoral student in the 1960s occurred during a seminar in an advanced course on counseling psychology, taught by the most prestigio...read full story
Many of us know that we have a part of us that knows everything that is happening in our body and in addition knows the solutions to any problems or difficulties we are h...read full story
Life has rules.
They just may not be the ones you think.
It starts on the playground or sitting around the kitchen table as a kid. “The early bird gets the worm,” w...read full story
I am neither a biblical scholar nor a clergyman. I am a psychiatrist—a psychotherapist—and my knowledge of scripture is limited. But when I come upon an extra...read full story
One of the pivotal moments in Jack’s transformation from small-town boy from West Virginia to engaged world citizen occurred on July 25, 1965, at the Newport Folk Festiva...read full story
Every day you make a thousand choices. You choose what to wear, where to go, who to meet, what to eat, and what to do. Most important of all, you choose what to think. On...read full story
To a psychologist, dreams are more than an electrochemical process. Each one is a precious seed that can be nurtured and fertilized so that it will sprout, grow, and bloo...read full story