There is no There

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One of the elusive promises that has pulled me forward and inspired many of my explorations has been the one that if I just find the right Answer – especially about who I am and what I’m “supposed” to be doing here in this lifetime – then I will get “there” and life will finally […]

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Getting Unstuck With Gentle Dynamite — Intensive Neurofeedback

First let me say that I do better with shorter, more intensive experiences than longer, more drawn out and systematic experiences. I’m better at sprints than marathons. This experiment was definitely an all-out sprint, and would not be suited for those whose systems prefer marathons. Inspired by a post in a neurofeedback community, I did […]

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Surrendering to What Is


After this past week’s elections, I’ve been thinking a lot about Michael Singer’s book, “The Surrender Experiment.” In it, he describes his life-long experiment with, and practice of surrendering to Life when Life clearly won’t let go. In this case, “surrendering” doesn’t mean becoming passive. It doesn’t necessarily mean giving up. What it does mean […]

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The Myth of “You Can Be Anything”

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There is a dearly held belief in our culture about the possibility of being anything in this lifetime. I think culturally it’s more about the possibility of opportunity – that if your passion is insects, you can become an expert in bugs. If you want to be an astronaut, there are paths you can take […]


Finding Inner Peace While Screaming Inside My Head

Finding Inner Peace While Screaming Inside My Head

  I’ve always been sort of intense. When people hear that they are often surprised, remarking how calm I seem, which I think is hilarious. A while back I was in my (super intense) workout class, and I was urging the instructor to put on electronic dance music — my favorite. A guy asked, “How […]

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Psychotherapy on Steroids

I’ve always been interested in “what works,” as far as growth and healing is concerned. Maybe I’ve been a tough case, but a lot didn’t work for me, either as a client in psychotherapy looking for relief, or as a psychotherapist wanting to help others find relief. Over the years I’ve trained in many different […]

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