In 2021, Expose Your Life to Wonder

In 2021, Expose Your Life to Wonder

While many of us have moved away from New Year resolutions, we should still set challenging goals for the short-time future and the longer-term future. We can build those goals from our values, interests, curiosity and wonder. Certainly, there may be other...
Health Care Workers Face Pandemic Trauma

Health Care Workers Face Pandemic Trauma

We need to expand our understanding of trauma. Often, attention goes to the military and their experiences of “soldiering,” but a wide range of experiences results in trauma. The child removed from a dangerous home only to be placed in a dangerous foster care...
What COVID-19 Has Taught Us: We’re Vulnerable

What COVID-19 Has Taught Us: We’re Vulnerable

Whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. That’s a pious axiom that doesn’t always hold up. Sometimes, the bad time comes, and we don’t learn anything. Hopefully, this present bad time, COVID-19, will teach us something and make us stronger. My hope is that...
Farewell 2020 – Few of Us Will Miss You

Farewell 2020 – Few of Us Will Miss You

The year 2020 is ending in a few days. Few will mourn its passing. It will be remembered as one of the most difficult years, if not the most difficult year, of our lives. Global pandemic. Racial injustice. Political turmoil. Economic uncertainty. The list is long....