May 26, 2017

I've had the privilege of working as a therapist for two years at Beverly Hills High School and am constantly amazed by the teens I worked with.

There exists within most teenagers a resilience and resourcefulness that astounds us. The compassion and care that some of t...

"Good Morning Gorgeous:
1) I left you some coffee in the pot - just hit 'start'.
2) I made our reservation for dinner tonight for 8pm.
3) Did I tell you recently that you are my everything? .... "

When was the last time you wrote a note like that to your partner? 
When...

May 13, 2017

  

The word 'success' is used a lot, particularly with the adolescents I see in my practice. I often start by getting curious about what the word success means to them... and perhaps we should all take a moment to think about what 'success' means to us.

Do we assume...

May 11, 2017

Psychology and travel. Psychology and destination.

May 9, 2017

There is a certain charm to be found behind the apparent ugliness of an airport that has to be actively searched for. Peer beyond the vast caverns of glass and steels, and look closely at the passengers on the the over-crowded tubes of metal that hurtle through the air...

May 8, 2017

When we just KNOW that we are right, and someone has wronged us, it's particularly hard to forgive. Especially when the offending party has acted in a selfish, foolish or hurtful way. ⠀⠀

There's two things to consider that help us with forgiveness:

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1) The person that n...

May 6, 2017

The simplest journey, no matter where we go, can assist us in our self-discovery. We learn through different cultures and places and grow as a result of being open to new experiences and the people we meet on them.

Travel can also give us a well-earned pause from the na...

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